A Mums United Movement coffee meet-up in full swing.

The Mums United Movement fighting post-natal isolation across Lancashire

During her pregnancy with six-month-old Teddy, Charlie Aston struggled with sickness. She was also made redundant, and having moved up to Leyland from Essex barely a year before, she felt alone. "Pregnancy was quite isolating and after giving birth, you get the influx of visitors for two weeks then your partner goes back to work and the door shuts," she says. "I suffered with post-natal depression because of the isolation. It was awful."

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