National Services

The Hearts & Minds Partnership are committed to supporting the development of local grassroots support for parents with their mental health during the perinatal period.

There are also several charities and organisations who offer support across the whole country, and may have support and resources available that you may find useful at this time.

For more information about perinatal mental health and explanations about terms and references check our FAQs

Mind

Mind

A national mental health charity. Specific information and support about perinatal mental health:

0300 123 3393
National Childbirth Trust

National Childbirth Trust

Support and advice for all areas of pregnancy and early parenthood

0300 330 0700
The Family Nurse Partnership

The Family Nurse Partnership

The Family Nurse Partnership supports young parents.

Young Minds

Young Minds

Young Minds supports young people with all aspects of their mental health.

Best Beginnings

Best Beginnings

The Baby Buddy app by Best Beginnings guides you through pregnancy, birth and parenthood, with information and resources. It can be downloaded via app stores. More information at: Baby Buddy app Best Beginnings Perinatal Mental health specific resources at: Out of the Blue

Cry-sis

Cry-sis

Cry-sis offers support to parents of crying and sleepless babies.

08451 228 669
Home Start UK

Home Start UK

Home-start UK is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times, including perinatal mental health.

Support for Specific Needs

There are charities and organisations who can also support with specific experiences you may have had in your pregnancy, birth and early parenthood:

Miscarriage & loss

SANDS

SANDS

For those experiencing miscarriage and loss.

Miscarriage Association

Miscarriage Association

For those experiencing miscarriage and loss.

Tommys

Tommys

Baby loss information and support.

Neonatal care

Bliss

Bliss

For parents whose babies require neonatal care because they are born prematurely or sick.

Twins or multiples

Twins Trust

Twins Trust

For parents of twins and multiples.