My mum would have been there every step of the way with my new baby.
She would have been there for the birth, for the long day (and nights!) ahead and just being present so I could share my exhaustion and vulnerability.
It’s one of those times in my life I wanted, and needed, my mum to be there.
For Asha, losing her mother had a huge impact on her experience of perinatal anxiety and depression. Asha tells us more about her experience.