Resource List

Parenthood in Mind

Specialist perinatal psychological services for parents and parents-to-be. You can get in contact with their psychologists to make an initial appointment directly or have your GP or health professional refer you also.

Phone: 0208 5310044




For 22 years, Chana has been giving emotional and practical support to Jewish couples. You can contact Chana if you are depressed or anxious about difficulties related to getting pregnant or if you are pregnant but are anxious about the early stages of pregnancy.

Phone 020 8203 8455


Confidential Helpline: 020 8201 5774 | 020 8800 0018


Perinatal Mental Health Service

They are community-based mental health team serving the needs of pregnant and postnatal women with moderate to severe mental health needs. They assess and treat mental health problems in women who are: planning a pregnancy and need advice, currently pregnant, have had a baby in the past six months (with follow-up for up to 12 months).

A referral is needed from a health professional, such as GP, midwife or health visitor in order to use this service

Butterfly hugs for mums

A non-profit organisation consisting of a group of clinical psychologists providing psychological therapy for birth trauma - post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after birth.

A self-referral can be made using

Women’s Health Counselling Service

This is for during pregnancy, after a traumatic birth and during the postnatal period

Phone: 020 7830 2791


Or ask your midwife, doctor or nurse to refer you to


Doc365 private doctors are here to help you whenever you need medical attention.

Phone: 0203 656 5657



Private family community doctors

Phone: 0800 689 0613


Yad L’Aim

Physical support for post birth, meals, night nurses, cleaning help and more

Phone: 07886483463


Mother to Mother

A free advice service for the community



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