A series of webinars hosted by Dr Clare Dolman, sponsored by Hypatia, in memory of Caroline Hinchliffe, that explore the ways hormones can affect women with bipolar at different stages of life - from puberty through to menopause. 

Latest webinars to watch

Parenting with bipolar webinar
Menopause for women with bipolar
Pregnancy and childbirth for women with bipolar 
How hormones can affect women with bipolar
Early findings of our 'women and bipolar' survey

Parenting with bipolar webinar

In this most recent webinar, Dr Clare Dolman was joined by Kathryn Grant, a mum with bipolar who had an episode of postpartum psychosis after the birth of her son, to discuss parenting with bipolar.

They shared information and strategies for dealing with some of the challenges of parenting with bipolar, as well as sharing some positives.

Menopause for women with bipolar

In this webinar, Dr Clare Dolman was joined by GP and menopause specialist, Dr Hannah Ward. They discuss how the perimenopause and menopause can affect women with bipolar and share lots of self-management strategies for staying well. 

Pregnancy and childbirth for women with bipolar 

This webinar by Dr Clare Dolman talks about how pregnancy and childbirth can affect women with bipolar and how they can give themselves the best chance of staying well. She was joined by Professor Ian Jones, Professor of Psychiatry and Honorary Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist at Cardiff university.

How hormones can affect women with bipolar

In this session, Dr Clare Dolman discusses issues around PMS, PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder) and how contraception can affect women with bipolar.

She was joined by TV soap actress and Bipolar UK Ambassador Natasha Rea. 

Early findings of our 'women and bipolar' survey

Dr Clare Dolman shared some early findings at our 2022 online conference on World Bipolar Day.