A collection of organisations, books, podcasts and social media accounts
The Birth Trauma Association
Charity dedicated to supporting women and families who have experienced birth trauma
Campaigning for better births
Protecting human rights in childbirth
- How to Heal a Bad Birth – Melissa Brujin
- Birth Shock – Mia Scotland
- One Torn Every Minute
Providing advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
NHS Self Help Guides
View and download a range of mental health self help guides in different formats.
UK charity dedicated to raising awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder.
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
A trauma support app for self-management and tracking of symptoms such as flashbacks, anxiety and dissociation.
Providing information for those affected by miscarriage, molar pregnancy or ectopic pregnancy.
Stillbirth and neonatal death charity in the UK.
Pregnancy and baby loss charity, funding research and providing support in pregnancy.
Charity working towards providing a nationwide specialist counselling service for bereaved parents.
Charity offering a support service to parents after their loss, whether it was during pregnancy, at birth or soon after.
Saying Goodbye – Zoe Clark-Coates
Why Baby Loss Matters – Kay King
These Precious Little People (explaining baby loss to siblings)
The Fertility Podcast – ‘We Need to Talk about Miscarriage’ Series
The Worst Girl Gang Ever podcast
The Griefcast – Episode 93 – with Zoe Clark-Coates
A forum community dedicated to infertility and fertility support.
Fertility Network UK
Provides free and impartial support, advice, information and understanding for anyone affected by fertility issues.
Articles related to topics around fertility including trying to conceive, nutrition, acupuncture, fertility clinics, sperm/egg donor services, surrogacy, and community.
A charity for women with Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI).
The Donor Conception Network
Supporting donor conception families
Infertility and PTSD – Joanna Flemons
Supporting parents affected by mental health problems
Supporting parents with perinatal anxiety and worry
Postnatal Depression – Michelle Cree
The Best, Most Awful Job – Katherine May
Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts – Karen Kleinman
Mind Over Mother – Anna Mathur
The Good Enough Mother
The Acceptance and Commitment Training app
App for sleep, meditation and relaxation.
App for sleep, meditation and relaxation.
Offering non-directive information and support to parents before, during and after antenatal screening.
Pregnancy charity working to make the UK the safest place in the world to give birth.
Action on Pre-eclampsia
Raising awareness of pre-eclampsia, improving care, and reducing 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).
The Fatherhood Institute
A charity that has been working behind the scenes to raise the profile of ‘involved fatherhood’.
The Dads Net
A network of dads in the UK, sharing in the laughter and the tears of being a father
Fathers To Be
Supporting expectant and new dads by reinforcing their relationship with themselves, their partners, their babies, and the health professionals caring for the family.
Fathers Reaching Out
Supporting Father’s mental health.
From Dads to Dads
Real life experiences and real life useful facts. Information dads want laid out simply
Dad’s Matter UK
Supporting dads worried about or suffering from Depression, Anxiety and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Music. Football. Fatherhood
For Dads who want open conversations around fatherhood
Dr Andrew Mayers
Information about perinatal mental health for fathers.
DAD: Untold stories of Fatherhood, Love, Mental Health and Masculinity – Elliot Rae
Daddy Blues: Postnatal Depression and Fatherhood – Mark Williams
How Are You Dad?
Exploring the challenges men face in becoming a father.
AIMS and Getting to Know Your Baby
Videos to help parents, caregivers and health professionals know how to support a baby’s emotional development.
Tiny Happy People
Providing fun activities and things to do with your child to help develop their communication skills
Zero to Three
Supporting parents to support babies and toddlers development.
Best Beginnings Charity
Supporting all parents, co-parents and caregivers to give their children the best beginning in life.
Watch Me Play
Promoting child-led play.
Provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies.
Do It Like a Mother
Supporting people’s journeys through pregnancy and parenthood with antenatal, baby and toddler classes in Essex.
Let’s talk about the first year of parenting
Beginnings: A Guide to Child Psychology and Development for Parents of 0–5-year-olds
Finding Your Way with Your Baby: The Emotional Life of Parents and Babies
Baby Buddy app
Baby Buddy aims to empower parents and care-givers to build their knowledge and confidence for the crucial first five years of their child’s life, when foundations are laid.
The LGBT Mummies Tribe
Aiming to educate, share, & celebrate’ LGBT+ women & people globally on the path to motherhood or parenthood.
The Other Mother
Ted Talk by Alexandra Sacks speaking about the transition to motherhood
Charity dedicated to promoting, protecting and enhancing the rights of all pregnant women, new mothers and their families to employment, social security and health care.
The Little Book of Self-Care for Mums-To-Be – Beccy Hands
Spinning Plates with Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Hold Me Tight Sometimes – Sue Johnson
Where Should We Begin – Esther Perel