Mental Health Support
For all new and expecting parents, pregnancy and parenthood is an overwhelming time. It can leave you feeling lonely and anxious, but you aren't in it alone. Up to 85% of new mum's experience the 'baby-blues', with a significant number experiencing more severe symptoms.
We've compiled a list of resources, charities, and support groups who are here to help you look after your mental wellbeing.
The leading mental health charity in England and Wales, providing support to those experiencing mental health difficulty. Mind has free access to incredible perinatal and postpartum resources.
Focusing solely on prenatal and postnatal mental health issues, the foundation offers a free helpline, Whatsapp support, email support, support groups & coping workshops.
Maternal Mental Health Alliance
A UK-wide charity and network of over 120 organisations, dedicated to ensuring women and families affected by perinatal mental health problems have access to high-quality, comprehensive perinatal mental health care.
APNI (Association For Post Natal Illness)
APNI offers support for women suffering from postnatal illness. They have a helpline and a network of volunteers who have experienced postnatal depression themselves.