[34] S3, Ep3: Dealing with the sensory issues of childbirth and parenthood as an autistic mother
Topics in this episode: childbirth, mental health, parenting

Georgia Davies is in her mid twenties and is currently awaiting her autism assessment after seeking help with her mental health following childbirth and the sensory challenges of parenting a small baby.

She lives in Baglan, Port Talbot in South Wales where she works in a secure children’s home for youth offenders and extremely vulnerable young people and is also studying for a psychology degree.

In our conversation we talk about:

➡ Sensory sensitivity

➡ Friendships at school and in adulthood

➡ The impact of puberty on an undiagnosed autistic girl

➡ Pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood as an autistic woman – and finding strategies to make it easier to cope with parenthood

I hope that these conversations will be inspiring and thought provoking, open you up to new ways of thinking about being neurodivergent, and help you feel more connected to a worldwide community of people with similar experiences.

I’m Amy Richards, and after being diagnosed autistic at the age of 37 I’m now on a mission to learn more about different perspectives and issues around being a neurodivergent adult in a world that feels like it doesn’t quite fit.



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Read her interview for Raising Girls on the Spectrum: https://www.raisinggirlsontheautismspectrum.ie/Georgia-Davies.php


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