Here’s some of our top recommendations listed alphabetically
Action on Postpartum Psychosis: www.app-network.org/
Provides information on postpartum psychosis and peer support, including online forums and workshops
Beating Bipolar: www.beatingbipolar.org
Includes video of professionals and people with lived experience of bipolar disorder.
Best Beginnings: www.bestbeginnings.org.uk/
Provides information about many aspects of pregnancy and parenting, including mental wellbeing, in the form of short video clips
Birth Trauma Association: www.birthtraumaassociation.org.uk/
Support for women who have experienced traumatic childbirth, and their partners.
Best Use of Medicines in Pregnancy (BUMPS): www.medicinesinpregnancy.org/
Information leaflets for women and their partners about use of a medication in pregnancy.
Connection and Support: https://www.connectionsupport.org.uk/buckinghamshire/
Housing issues and homelessness.
Fatherhood Institute: www.fatherhoodinstitute.org/
The UK’s fatherhood think-tank, providing news, training information, policy updates, research summaries and guides for supporting fathers and their families
Maternal OCD: www.maternalocd.org/
Support and Information for women with Perinatal Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Twitter support group: #Bumpsandmumsocdhr.
Maternal Mental Health Alliance: https://www.app-network.org/campaigning/
Explains postnatal depression and other perinatal mental health issues, including possible causes, sources of treatment and support, and advice for friends and family.
Information and support on many aspects pregnancy and parenting, including local resources.
Antenatal and postnatal depression information and support for women and families. Support groups and helpline.
PND and Me: www.pndandme.co.uk/
Website and online support group for sufferers of perinatal mental illness with links to information and a range of resources around this topic. Set up by a mum who had postnatal depression.
Mental well-being in pregnancy
Breast & bottle feeding, co-sleeping/sleep & night time, antenatal care, neonatal care, support for parents and relationship building resources.
Page last reviewed: 23 August, 2019