Helen Naylor spent her entire childhood caring for her sick mum. It was an isolating experience but she thought her parents were doing their best. But what happened when she discovered her mum had lied about everything and was really suffering from Munchausen’s syndrome?

Helen discusses her story with BBC Outlook. For more details, you can read her memoir My Mother, Munchausen’s and Me.

My Mother, Munchausen’s and Me

Helen Naylor

Published: 25 November 2021

Mothers are supposed to be good. But my mother wasn’t good.

Helen Naylor