in ,

How Sandra Igwe Is Providing Support Black Mothers Through Her Motherhood Group

Post birth anxiety is one of those emotional well-being issues that numerous ladies encounter yet wear’ t talk about. Fortunately, mindfulness is being made and more ladies are looking for help.

After Sandra Igwe had her baby, she began to get on edge about in the event that she was raising her right. She before long met another new mum who was experiencing tension. The similitude of their cases struck Sandra in light of the fact that they both thought that it was hard to discuss it to anybody.

That spurred Sandra to make the MotherhoodGroup, an encouraging group of people where dark moms can talk about the issues they are confronting.

In the gathering, moms can talk about all parts of parenthood, including nervousness and sadness in addition to other things, without being judged.

View this post on Instagram

Black mums "don't like to speak about depression". Do you find it hard to talk about how you feel? … Mums @sandeeigwe and Jen Henry both experienced anxiety after childbirth, but say they found it difficult to discuss these issues in the black community. … Sandra told @BBCMinute: "There is a pressure for black mums to be superwomen", leaving little room to speak about their problems. As a result she set up @theMotherhoodGroup – a support network where black women can speak about the issues they are facing. … Around a fifth of new mums in the UK suffer from mental health problems. The Mental Health Foundation say Black British women are most likely to have a common mental health … #blackmums #blackwomen #mums #blackmentalhealth #blackmentalhealthmatters #blacklivesmatter #mentalhealth #depression #perinataldepression #postpartumdepression #anxiety #blackexcellence #blackcommunity #blacktwitter #bgm

A post shared by BBC Minute (@bbcminute) on

Loading...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Read Inspiring Story of Lindiwe Sidali, South Africa’s First Black Female Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Meet Quiin Abenakyo, the First Ugandan to be Crowned Miss World Africa