Parent & Baby Groups in Your Area
Facebook groups are very helpful, you can search either Parents [Insert Town], or [Insert Town] NCT to find your local community group.
To find a support support group that is more specific, contact a family has national support groups for children with specific conditions.
You can also find things the old fashioned way, by asking your health visitor, checking leaflets at your local child health clinic, going to the children’s centre or library.
For face-to-face help there are breastfeeding drop in groups with registered volunteers who have all breastfed their own babies, another great way to make new mum friends!
Postnatal Depression & Anxiety
National Childbirth Trust (NCT) – helpline on 0300 330 0700 (8am to Midnight, Monday to Sunday).
If you are experiencing postnatal anxiety or OCD, Anxiety UK has great resources or you can call 08444 775 774 to chat to someone.
For parents who are experiencing low mood/stress or mild depression, Living Life to The Full is an evidence based programme.
There is also online help for people who would like help from the comfort of their own home.
For information on postnatal depression, find here.
For Baby Loss
Sands supports anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby before, during or shortly after birth.
The helpline is open:
Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Tuesday and Thursday evenings: 6pm – 10pm
If you are looking for support from a mum, please check out our mentor & support page, we have mums just like you who are there to help and/or talk to you generally about your wellbeing!
If you are looking for something more specific or have any questions, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.