Support services and information
Services to support you and your partner during your pregnancy and beyond
Stop Smoking services
Services to support your emotional wellbeing
As many as one in five women experience emotional difficulties during pregnancy and in the first year after their baby’s birth. This can happen to anyone. IAPT stands for ‘Improving Access to Psychological Therapy’. They give priority to pregnant women and new parents. https://www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/Psychological-therapies-%28IAPT%29/LocationSearch/10008
Healthy eating in pregnancy
NHS Pregnancy & Baby
Best Beginnings including the free Baby Buddy App
Unicef Baby Friendly Leaflets
Unicef Baby Friendly Videos
An information pack in digital form developed by dads to help fathers of all ages prepare for family life. DadPad® is packed with relevant information, as well as details on local support groups and service providers. Its aim is to provide new fathers with guidance on how to develop the mindset, confidence and practical skills needed to meet their babies’ physical and emotional needs.
Maternity Voices Partnerships
Maternity Voices Partnerships (MVPs) are working groups: teams of women and their families, commissioners, maternity staff working together to review and contribute to the development of their local maternity care. Find your local MVP here.