Author Archives: Nicole Highet

Have your say, and help inform workplace reform

COPE is partnering with Transitioning Well, an organisational psychology consultancy, to deliver an innovative Perinatal Workplace wellbeing Program. COPE has received a fund… Read More

Health Professionals Update – April 2019

It has been a very busy start to the year for COPE and we are pleased to bring you some fantastic resources to guide and… Read More

Managing emotions through IVF

Because the fertility journey is as much an emotional journey as a physical one, taking care of your emotions is vital.  Trying to conceive and being… Read More

Transition from ‘Working Person’ to ‘Working Parent’

  Becoming a parent is one of the most significant transitions a person will go through in their lifetime. Many adjustments have to be… Read More

To return (to work) or not to return – or maybe something quite different.

The whole question of whether to return to work or not – is not always straight forward. For me personally, being at home with no… Read More

My partner in crime: Meet Nami Clarke

This month I’d like to introduce you to my friend, colleague and partner in crime – Nami Clarke. Nami is the creator of Little Tsunami… Read More

Why COPE and what’s this Guide all about?

I hope you have enjoyed your first edition of the Ready to COPE Guide this month. I thought you might find it interesting to understand… Read More

Timely advice for new and expectant dads

I was running a session for new parents – and I mean brand-new ones, just four to six weeks in, when one of the dads… Read More

The Truth about Women’s Experiences of Perinatal Mental Health

It is well established that the perinatal period is the time is a woman’s life when she is most likely to develop mental health conditions. Read More

#nofiltermum Rhianna – coping with bipolar disorder, IVF and PND

Rhianna, 37 is mum to Tomas, 8 months. Having been diagnosed with Bipolar Affective Disorder at the age of 21, she was aware of… Read More