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Mental Health Information and Support

A collection of tools, resources, guides and stories to help you effectively manage daily, unexpected challenges.

Emergency Numbers
Birth Trauma

Websites

The Birth Trauma Association
Unfold Your Wings
Positive Birth Movement
AIMS

Books

  • How to Heal a Bad Birth – Melissa Brujin
  • Birth Shock – Mia Scotland

Podcasts

  • One Torn Every Minute
Fertility Problems

Websites

Fertility Friends
A forum community dedicated to infertility and fertility support.

Fertility Network UK
Fertility Network UK provides free and impartial support, advice, information and understanding for anyone affected by fertility issues.

Fertility Help Hub UK
A hub for articles related to tops around fertility including trying to conceive, nutrition, acupuncture, fertility clinics, sperm/egg donor services, surrogacy, and community.

Daisy
A charity for women with Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI).

Books

  • Infertility and PTSD – Joanna Flemons

Podcast

  • The Fertility Podcast
Trauma and PTSD

Websites

Mind
Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

NHS Self Help Guides
View and download a range of mental health self help guides in different formats.

PTSD UK
PTSD UK is a UK charity dedicated to raising awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Books

  • Trauma is Really Strange – Steve Hains
  • The Compassionate-Mind Guide to Recovering from Trauma and PTSD – Deborah Lee
  • The Body Keeps the Score – Bessel van Der Kolk

Apps

Mira
Mira is a trauma support app for self-management and tracking of symptoms such as flashbacks, anxiety and dissociation.

Baby Loss

Websites

Miscarriage Association
The Miscarriage Association provides information for those affected by miscarriage, molar pregnancy or ectopic pregnancy.

Sands
Sands is the leading stillbirth and neonatal death charity in the UK.

Tommys
Tommys are a pregnancy charity working to make the UK the safest place in the world to give birth, supported by people who refuse to accept that a baby’s death is just ‘one of those things’.

Petals
Petals are a charity working towards providing a nationwide specialist counselling service for bereaved parents.

Aching Arms
Aching Arms is a charity that gives its comfort bears to hospitals and hospices, for midwives and nurses to offer to bereaved parents in their care. Along with the bears, they also offer a support service to parents after their loss, whether it was during pregnancy, at birth or soon after.

Books

  • Saying Goodbye – Zoe Clark-Coates
  • Why Baby Loss Matters – Kay King
  • These Precious Little People (explaining baby loss to siblings)

Podcast

  • The Fertility Podcast – ‘We need to talk about miscarriage’ series
Postnatal Depression and Anxiety

Websites

PANDAS
Open P.A.W.S.

Books

Mind Over Mother – Anna Mathur
What Have I done – Laura Dockrill
The Best, Most Awful Job – Katherine May

Podcasts

The Good Enough Mother

Apps

ACT Companion
The Acceptance and Commitment Training app

Headspace
App for sleep, meditation and relaxation.

Calm
App for sleep, meditation and relaxation.

Premature Birth

Websites

ARC
ARC is a national charity helping parents and healthcare professionals through antenatal screening and its consequences. ARC offers non-directive information and support to parents before, during and after antenatal screening.

Bliss
Bliss’ vision is that every baby born premature or sick in the UK has the best chance of survival and quality of life.

Books

Mothership – Francesca Segal

Podcasts

Premature Dad

Pregnancy Complications

ARC
ARC offers non-directive information and support to parents before, during and after antenatal screening.

Tommys
Tommys are a pregnancy charity working to make the UK the safest place in the world to give birth.

Action on Pre-eclampsia
APEC aims to raise public and professional awareness of pre-eclampsia, improve care, and ease or prevent physical and emotional suffering caused by the disease.

Pregnancy sickness support
Improving care, treatment and support for women suffering from Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy (NVP) and the severe form of the condition; Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG).