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Pre and Post Natal Mental Health Help and Support

Action on Postpartum Psychosis (APP) Information and support for anyone affected by postpartum psychosis.

Anxiety UK

03444 775 774 (helpline) 07537 416 905 (text) Advice and support for people living with anxiety.

The Association for Post Natal Illness

020 7386 0868 Provides support for women experiencing postnatal depression.

Birth Trauma Association Support for anyone affected by birth trauma, including partners.

The Breastfeeding Network

0300 100 0212 Support and information about breastfeeding and perinatal mental health.

Child Bereavement UK

0800 028 8840 Support when a baby or child of any age is dying, or a child is facing bereavement.

Family Action

0808 802 6666 Supports families of any kind, including with mental health problems.

Family Lives

0808 800 2222 Information and support for parents and families.

Fatherhood Institute Information, research and training to support fathers and their families.


0808 802 0925 Advice and practical support for single parent families.

Home-Start Support for families with young children, including details of local services.

Hub of Hope UK-wide mental health service database. Lets you search for local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support. You can filter results to find specific kinds of support.

The Lullaby Trust

0808 802 6868 (Bereavement support) 0808 802 6869 (Information & advice) Information and support for people affected by Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Maternal OCD Information and support for people experiencing perinatal OCD, and their families.

The Miscarriage Association

01924 200799 Information and support for anyone affected by miscarriage, molar pregnancy or ectopic pregnancy.

Mood Diaries Some examples of mood diaries – many more are available. Mind doesn't endorse any particular one.

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

0808 801 0331 Supports adult survivors of any form of childhood abuse. Offers a helpline, email support and local services.

National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

0300 330 0700 Provides information, support and classes for parents.

Netmums Online community for parents, which also facilitates local meet-ups.

NHS UK Information about health problems and treatments, including details of local NHS services in England.

No Panic

0300 7729844 Provides a helpline, step-by-step programmes, and support for people with anxiety disorders.

OCD Action

0300 636 5478 Information and support for people affected by OCD and hoarding, including online forums and local support groups.


01332 588 112 Charity run by and for people with OCD.

PANDAS Foundation

0843 28 98 401 Information and support for anyone experiencing a mental health problem during or after pregnancy.

Pink Parents Information for gay and lesbian parents.

Postpartum Men Information and support for new fathers experiencing depression, anxiety and other mental health problems, including an online peer support forum.


0808 164 3332 Information and support for anyone affected by the death of a baby.

Start4Life Information on pregnancy, breastfeeding and parenting from the NHS.

Tommy's Information and support for people affected by stillbirth, miscarriage and premature birth.


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