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Out of the darkness into the light

Out of the darkness into the light

When Reena Begum found out she was pregnant, she was devastated. She simply did not want to be pregnant. The baby’s father didn’t want to know and she had no-one else to support her. Her mental health began to suffer and Reena began to have dark, suicidal thoughts. Thanks to the Perinatal Sup...


The Incredible Years

Busy mum, Huma Mir, 32, certainly has her hands full with three lively sons under the age of ten. Her youngest son is two. When Huma came across the Incredible Years course, which promotes positive attachment between parents and their toddlers, she thought it would be the ideal opportunity to give h...


Zara: I’m now cooking for a better start!

When Zara Imtiaz, 33, happened to overhear a conversation about the Cooking for a Better Start project, she knew that this was just what she needed to improve her youngest son’s eating habits. Zara’s story I was sitting in the waiting room of my four year old son’s school, when I overheard a...


Bradford Infant Mental Health Service launches

A new project, Little Minds Matter: Bradford Infant Mental Health service launches in Infant Mental Health Awareness week, which helps strengthen the relationship between babies and their parents. Infant Mental Health Awareness Week is between 10 and 16 June. This years’ national campaign is ar...


How the Perinatal Support Service supports me

When Daria Kozielska and her husband became first time parents to Sebastian, in October 2017, they were overjoyed at the arrival of their son. However, Daria began to feel very isolated being at home alone with Sebastian every day, while her husband was working. In this blog Daria shares why the sup...