Menopause may have triggered bipolar

Janice Roberts says the menopause was probably the initial factor that triggered her first manic episode in 2001. Twenty years on, active management of her condition is helping her to live well Read more

Bipolar and Pregnancy webinar - follow up

Dr Clare Dolman and Prof Ian Jones ran a recent webinar on Bipolar, Pregnancy and Childbirth. Here are questions they were unable to answer on the night Read more

Pregnancy : Ten Top Tips for Staying Well

We held our 'Bipolar and Pregnancy Webinar' on 12 November. We were lucky to have Professor Ian Jones join Bipolar UK ambassador Clare Dolman to discuss bipolar disorder. Read more

Bipolar and babies

The ins and outs of having a baby and being bipolar - Ellie writes about an online discussion led by Dr Clare Dolman, a bipolar researcher, about preparing for pregnancy and childbirth. Read more

Pregnancy and bipolar

Jenny talks about her experiences of pregnancy with a diagnosis of bipolar and offers some advice on who to talk to, medication and monitoring your mood. Read more

The challenge of childbirth for mothers with bipolar

Helen shares her experience of childbirth and what it's like as a mother living with bipolar. Read more

Coronavirus advice for pregnant women with bipolar disorder

Resources for pregnant women with bipolar and for those looking after young children some suggestions to help stay well. Read more

Becoming a parent with bipolar

Sian writes candidly about her pregnancy and bipolar diagnosis, and the message of hope she wants to give to any woman going through the same thing. Read more

Pregnancy and Childbirth Study

Amy Perry shares an update on the Pregnancy and Childbirth Study and appeals for more women with bipolar to get involved Read more

Lithium and Pregnancy: the largest study ever

The largest study ever to examine the risk of birth defects in babies exposed to lithium provides valuable information. Read more

Bipolar and pregnancy: decision, decisions...

Clare Dolman reports on her new research involving contributions from Bipolar UK supporters. Read more