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Association for Improvements in Maternity Services is an organisation that supports all maternity service users to navigate the system. Its helpline offers information and support on pregnancy and birth issues to help people make informed decisions, support them to have their decision respected by their health care providers, and provide a listening ear and practical support for women who are unhappy with their experiences

Action on Postpartum Psychosis is the national charity for women and families affected by Postpartum Psychosis. They run a peer support service, connecting women and families throughout the UK to recovered volunteers, via: an online peer support forum; one to one email support; meeting a volunteer programme (Skype and in person); social groups and creative workshops. They have also developed patient information for women who have experienced PP and their families, co-produced by women, families, specialist clinicians and leading academic experts.

Association for Post-Natal Illness is an organisation for women suffering from any type of perinatal illness.

Antenatal Results and Choices is a national charity helping parents through antenatal screening and its consequences.

Creator of the baby buddy App and providing free support to pregnant families and new parents during covid 19

A charity dedicated to improving women’s experience of pregnancy and childbirth by promoting respect for human rights; offers free factsheets and an advice service.

A charity that supports women who suffer birth trauma – a shorthand term for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after birth.

Bliss provides a wide range of free services for the families of premature and sick babies including a new video support service, financial information and emotional and practical support

Support and information, including information on drugs and breastfeeding.

Lullaby Trust is a charity that offers emotional support for bereaved families, as well as raising awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and providing expert advice on safer sleep for babies.

A network of parents and professionals who aim to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of birth trauma through clinically-led education, campaigning and research.

A coalition of national professional and patient organisations committed to improving perinatal mental health.

Provides information and support to mums and their families about perinatal OCD and raise awareness of perinatal OCD to healthcare professionals, mums to be/new mums, researchers and national decision-makers

A charity committed to ending inequality and improving the health and wellbeing of pregnant women, partners and young children – from conception through to the child’s early years. They provide free advice on rights at work, benefits or entitlement to free NHS maternity care.

Miscarriage Association is a charity offering support and information to anyone affected by the loss of a baby in pregnancy, raising awareness and promoting good practice in medical care.

A charity for new parents providing information and support for the first 1,000 days as a parent, through pregnancy, birth and beyond.

Post Natal Depression Awareness and Support have a variety of different support services available, all run by a trained team of PANDAS volunteers who are here to help you.

Organisation to support setting up peer support groups to share ideas, resources and experiences during pregnancy, birth and beyond.

Perinatal Positivity uses the real voices and experiences of women and men who have had mental wellbeing difficulties around the time of pregnancy, childbirth and beyond.

An online blog set up by a woman with personal experience of postnatal depression. Also on Twitter @PndandMe

The stillbirth and neonatal death charity, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby, working to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.

A charity funding research into stillbirth, premature birth and miscarriage, and providing pregnancy health information for parents.

From finding out you are expecting multiples to adulthood, Twins Trust is here for you and your family every step of your journey.


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