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Midlife, menopause and mental health

  Midlife women and mental health is a subject that has  received little  coverage to date. It was wonderful to see the collaboration between st Patricks mental health services and the national women’s council last week. The women’s mental health network organised a hugely subscribed seminar on line discussing menopause, mental health and midlife. Dr […]

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A Menopause Story for a New Generation

I recently completed writing a book on Midlife women and Menopause. It will be published over the coming months. Having researched menopause over the last three years I believe there is a need for a new story around this time in women’s lives. The old story has limited disempowered and disenfranchised menopausal women for decades. […]

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Women as storytellers.

I have been researching menopause since 2017. What is interesting to observe in this timeframe, has to be the exponential growth in media coverage and in particular women’s voices in this space. Change is certainly occurring, driven by a grassroot women led movement with the U.K.  leading the way globally. Historically, most of the research […]

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Women, the Silent Heroes of this Global Pandemic

  https://breedaberm.medium.com/women-the-silent-heroes-of-this-global-pandemic-1060f5c1272d I meet women every week working on the frontline of this pandemic. Women are disproportionately impacted by covid19 particularly in this 3rd wave where childcare and education have not been prioritized. Something has to change! here is an extract from a blog I  wrote in February 2021. Women, the Silent Heroes of this […]

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