(BSW, MSW by research, PhD)

Love and a little hate. Why so many mothers find it hard to talk about this subject.

Dr Margo Lowy is a psychotherapist who has recently released a book called The Maternal Experience: Encounters With Ambivalence And Love.


She defines maternal ambivalence as a mother’s loving and hating feelings about her child – arguing it is a routine part of mothering and not a myth.