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Amy Blockwell

Amy Blockwell

Name: Amy Blockwell
Age: 21
Year of the Fix: 2017
Location: Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire
Campaign: To support the parents of unwell or premature babies

My son Jacob was born three months premature when I was 19.


The medical care he received was absolutely brilliant and although it was touch and go for quite a while, he’s now a healthy little boy fast learning to walk.


I did however feel that emotional support was lacking for me as a mum, both while Jacob was in hospital and afterwards, when he came home. I could really have used someone to talk to about my negative feelings. Eventually I was diagnosed with post-natal depression.


Fixers has helped me create a booklet for parents who find themselves in a similar situation to me.


I want to give mums and dads some practical advice and, through my own experience, to let them know that they’re not alone.

Rachel Blockwell helped me with this Fix. 

I was supported with this Fix by:


Comic Relief 

Julie Morgan from Seren Bach

Sally Owens and Carissa Strangward from NHS Wales 

Melanie Louise Rossiter

Kimberley Davies

Tina Lo 

Rhian Evans


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