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Mental Health and Wellbeing for parents and children

Postnatal Mental Health support during COVID-19

Even though we are in a pandemic there are still services to support you once you have had your baby.

Mental health and wellbeing

COVID-19: Guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing

COVID-19: Looking after your mental health during pregnancy and after birth:

COVID-19: Mental health before, during and after pregnancy:

Postpartum Psychosis & Covid-19

Staying at home

Staying at home; supporting you with your routines, activity and wellbeing (opens in a pdf)

Coping with a crying baby

Coping with a crying baby during the COVID-19 pandemic

Postnatal Mental Health Support

There are a range of ways to receive support and information.

View the NHS apps for a list of different mental health support

General support and guidance Perinatal Mental Health Partnership UK

PANDAS; PND awareness & support

Being Pregnant...preparing to give birth (opens in pdf)

Being With Your Baby...becoming a Mum (opens in pdf)

Centre for Interactive Mental Health Services

Anxiety UK/

OCD Action Skype/Phone Support Groups

@PNDandme  (Twitter)

This Mum Moves for Mums and Mums to be

Postnatal Depression (opens in pdf)

Anxiety (opens in pdf)

Postnatal Mental Health Parenting Tips

Your relationship with your new baby

Understanding your Baby:

Skin to Skin contact with your baby:

Your relationship with your partner

Your relationship as new parents

Sex and intimacy

Coping with a traumatic birth

Mental health and wellbeing support for all the family

Accessing health visiting support for you and your family

Happy children, Happy parents

Emotional Health and Wellbeing – Fathers

Emotional Health and Wellbeing – Mothers

Postnatal Mental Health Videos

NHS England; Perinatal Mental Health Awareness Video - Antenatal Education:

NHS England; Perinatal Mental Health Awareness Video - Postnatal Education:

Perinatal Positivity

Maternal Mental Health:

Mosaic Films - stories of postnatal depression

Postnatal Mental Health Calendar

MAY 2021:

UK Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week; 4th-9th May

Mental Health Awareness Week; 10th-16th May

JUNE 2021:

International Fathers’ Mental Health Day – date tbc

OCTOBER 2021:

World Mental Health Day – 10th Oct