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Pregnancy and new parent – useful resources – support & information

Hello, thanks for stopping by. I am going to drop a set of links to some really useful information for you if you are looking for support / education / information regarding many topics related to pregnancy and parenting a new baby.

Firstly – a tiddly bit about me and the support I can offer you. My name is Nici and I am a Perinatal educator with The Daisy Foundation in the Somerset area. I run an array of pregnancy classes, birth preparation courses and postnatal / baby classes. Beyond the classes we have the most wonderful community of Daisy Mums always ready to support you, advise you and meet for coffee & cake ;0) If you live in South Somerset you can find all the info about your local classes here

Useful resources

Perinatal Mental Health  

PANDAS  –  A community offering peer-to-peer support for you, your family and your network. Information on Mental Health in pregnancy and the postnatal period.

MIND  –  Mental health charity.

Don’t forget your local mental health support and services. For Somerset click Here 

Feeding support

National Breastfeeding Helpline

Association of breastfeeding mothers

Unicef guide to bottle feeding  –  Also links to formula feeding and responsive bottle feeding.

Other helpful resources  –  Lucy Webber Lactation consultant  –  La Leche League

Safe sleep information – and – Normal infant sleep

Lullaby Trust safe sleep guide  –  Safer sleep for babies & support for families.

BASIS  –  For parents who wish to make informed choices about infant sleep and night time care.

Your rights in pregnancy, birth & beyond – Includes workplace

Birth Rights UK  –  Birth rights UK is dedicated to ensuring women receive the respect and dignity they deserve in pregnancy and childbirth.

Aims  –  Women supporting women, for a better birth.

Maternity Action  –  UKs leading charity committed to ending inequality and improving the health and wellbeing of pregnant women, partners and young children.

Pregnant then screwed  –  Leading charity working to end the Motherhood penalty. We campaign on issues that impact pregnant women and working mums.

I hope you have found these useful. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you need further support or signposting, there is SO much information out there and it can be rather overwhelming.

You can find me on facebook – https://www.facebook.com/thedaisyfoundation.yeovil.wincanton.sherborne

You can email me – nici-fulton@thedaisyfoundation.com

Or you can contact me via phone, text, WhatssApp – 07791730123

Thank you for visiting, take care – Nici x