Unto us a star is born

We all know that having a baby is not always straight forward.

It can be a bewildering time, with unbalanced hormones, many visitors, disrupted sleep and a change of routine, all adding to the confusing situation that new mothers and their partners can find themselves.

For some time now, members from the Diocese of Worcester have been assisting the Chaplaincy team at Wordsley Hospital by comforting or rejoicing with new parents. A listening ear, encouragement, and prayerful is brought by Mothers’ Union members, all trained and supported themselves by the chaplaincy team.

One teenage mother told Mothers’ Union members: “Staff are busy and everyone thinks I am too young to know what to do. But you have accepted me as I am”