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Thank you Perinatal Support Service – I’m me again!

Our Perinatal Support Service provides emotional support to families where a parent is struggling with their emotional health during pregnancy and after the first year of birth. When Jodie Pedley’s baby, Ethan was born with medical issues, Jodie could feel that she was struggling but once she foun...


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...


Happy Mum, Happy Bump

During our second Happy Mum, Happy Bump campaign, we want to reassure parents-to-be that it’s okay to ask for support to help cope when things get a little too much. Our specialist midwife, Rachel Wild is spreading the Happy Mum, Happy Bump message, and that it’s okay to ask for support to h...


Happy Mum, Happy Bump – Begin before birth

In Infant Mental Health Awareness Week (12-16 June 2017), our specialist midwife, Rachel Wild is spreading the Happy Mum, Happy Bump - Begin before Birth message, and that it's okay to ask for support to help cope when things get a little too much. Rachel's message I’m a midwife and parent educa...


Born ready to relate

On 8 June, our shared learning event focused on the parent-infant relationship. We had fascinating presentations from Professor Elizabeth Meins on the power of mind-mindedness: a caregiver's tendency to treat the young child as an individual with a mind of their own. Health visitor and perinatal m...