Motherhood in Focus With Petrina O’Halloran

On Tuesday’s Morning Focus, Alan was joined by Petrina O’Halloran who is the Founder of Birth and Beyond and also runs Mama’s Boobie Box. Petrina discussed key advice for new mother’s including dealing with other people’s criticism after the birth of a child. She highlighted some of the various mental difficulties that first time mother’s may encounter in the early stages after giving birth along with describing the importance of letting your thoughts be known to a trusted person. Petrina also spoke about the topic of postnatal depression with 1 in every 5 women experiencing this after child birth. She urged anyone who may be suffering with this illness to contact their local GP.

You can listen to the full interview below.