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Parenting and mental health.

Parenting and mental health.

Mothers say they suffer from "mum guilt" and are too ashamed to ask for help for fear of looking like a failure.

This was the shared experience voiced by mums and dads at BBC 5 live's #mumtakeover which aimed to be an honest and intimate conversation about parenting and mental health.

Celeb mums Stacey Solomon, Rochelle Humes, Giovanna Fletcher and Neev Spencer joined 5 live's Anna Foster with a panel of experts and an audience of mums at Blackpool Tower.

Solomon, mum to Zachary, nine and Leighton five, says she carries guilt around all day.

She says: "I'm a working mum - that's why I feel guilty but a lot of my friends who are stay at home parents have the same guilt but for different reasons.

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