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Links & Practical Tips

Here we will show you all our favourite places to get help, read more about being pregnant, having a baby or becoming a parent, and any other useful information. If there are any broken links or any links you think we should add, please email the

Pre and post natal depression links  Wonderful website by a Mum to support others mums and raise awareness of PND runs #PNDHour and #PNDChat  The association for post-natal illness offering support and advice 0207 386 0868 Website and Forum run by sufferers and past sufferers (survivors) of Post Natal Illness (PNI) Pre and post natal depression advice and support 0843 28 98 401 You can call the Samaritans any time for any problem on their  helpline 08457 909090

Birth and midwifery websites The campaign by mums to ensure the Government makes midwifery care and birth the best experience it can be, for every mum. Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services. Primarily a support group for people having difficulty in getting or giving good sympathetic, personalised midwifery care. lobbying for the traditional role of the midwife and for insurance for independent midwives. a dynamic new organisation whose ultimate goal is to make a real difference to maternity care in England. a place for ALL pregnant women – regardless of their background, experience or choices – to come together and share experiences, thoughts, feelings and insight about childbirth. spreading positive birth experiences and offering free birth buddys. We want every woman to have a midwife that she can get to know and trust.

Breastfeeding links a breastfeeding charity supporting nursing mothers site has lots of great info. Great breastfeeding site with really useful downloads and info good breastfeeding site. good feeding site with great hand expressing information. A brilliant site positioned as friendly mother-to-mother breastfeeding support from pregnancy through to weaning. Great DVD From Bump to Breastfeeding which can be watched in chapters or in its entirety. Chapter 4 has some very clear diagrams/footage of a baby latching on.

C-Sections and VBACs

If you are planning a caesarean or wanting to go for a vaginal birth after a caesarean (VBAC) then here are some useful links for you. the NHS no nonsense pages explaining what a c-section is. the official blog of the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) – a vibrant and growing network of mother-to-mother volunteers, passionate advocates and women who care deeply about the state of birth today. provides information about preventing an unnecessary cesarean and resources for making fully-informed decisions about childbirth.

Charity and support organisations Association for Post-Natal Illness (APNI), Post Natal Depression, Baby blues with a free Helpline. Cry-sis charity for parents who are struggling to cope with crying babies. provides specialist support for bereaved families and promotes expert advice on safer baby sleep. information on baby massage and its benefits. great source of information and has checklists to help you understand if your baby’s reflux is an issue. The CAPT (Child Accident Prevention Trust) how to prevent accidents and safety in the home. Bliss the special care baby charity, provides vital support and care to premature and sick babies across the UK. An online global video resource and documentary featuring the world’s biggest birth experts dedicated to making birth better around the world. The International Hip Dysplasia Insitutue has lots of information on adult and infant dysplasia and a particularly good information leaflet on swaddling babies safely.


Doulas for birth and post-birth support

A doula or birth buddy can make a huge difference in your birth experience. This is the Doula UK network with lots of helpful info and advice on choosing a doula etc.


Fertility support expert fertility, early pregnancy and female health care within a unique caring and supportive environment in Hove. free online support network for those with fertility concerns.

Twins and multiple birth support

For our latest FREE download about Twins see the Blog Post on Parentskool pages. is a page run by Hove based mum of twins with useful links and resources. is the national association for twins and multiple births.

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