Health

Adapting to meet your needs

As an essential wheelchair user living in a quarter, AFF’s Health Specialist Karen Ross is well placed to help ensure that you’re supported when apply...

It’s good to talk

During her current posting to Surrey, army spouse Antoinette Broomfield is training as a psychological wellbeing practitioner. She’s now involved in d...

How full is your bucket

When you are part of a military family, additional factors can add to the general worries and stresses carried by others. Sometimes, our ability to co...

Fitness fuel

Exercise is great for getting that happy hit to lift your mood. Culinary queen AJ Sharp investigates the best foods to eat post-workout… Some of my f...

Digital dossier

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, launched the eRedbook for families in Cyprus in 2019 and continues to encourage all expectant parents and those with ...

Your voice matters

Military families’ maternity journey can be very different from that of their civilian counterparts, with all the extra considerations that come with ...

From bump to beyond

Bridie Black Through her career as an NHS midwife and working with vulnerable women who have mental health conditions, army spouse Bridie Black feel...

No one alone

PANDAS Foundation offers free pre- and postnatal depression advice services, including peer-to-peer support by trained and experienced volunteers. Its...

The perinatal window

Nicola Flanagan is a military wife and mum to three young boys. She’s also an antenatal teacher, perinatal mental health and birth trauma therapist. D...

Baby talk

Having a baby is such an exciting time, bringing with it shifting emotions and tremendous change. For some new parents, these adjustments to family li...