GlobalVillage

Global Village Network

Project Coordinator:  Deirdre Munro The global village network is an exciting network of collaborators on Twitter, simply networking together to improve health globally, supporting each other and innovating. The network co-designs simple health systems together, share knowledge, research, think tank, “we meld our hearts and our minds”. There is […]

MUNetworks

Midwifery Unit Network

Network Leads: Lucia Rocca-Ihenacho, Sheena Byrom OBE, Felipe Castro, Mary Newburn The Midwifery Unit Network (MUNet) is a community of people with an interest in supporting and promoting the development and growth of midwifery units (birth centres) which are managed and staffed by midwives.  The network is supported by […]

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Call To Action: Infant Feeding

Project Coordinator: UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative Powerful new evidence shows that breastfeeding saves children’s lives and profoundly improves health. Yet the UK has some of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world. It is time to stop laying the blame for a major public health issue on individual women, […]

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Maternal Mental Health Scotland

Project Coordinator: Elaine Clark, Perinatal Nurse Consultant for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde A forum of health professionals in Scotland who work with pregnant women, new mums, and their families and carers. Our members also include women who have experienced maternal mental health issues and their families. Find information: For […]

Heartmummyconnection

What has happened to heartmummy.co.uk?

Are you looking for the #hospitalbreastfeeding website?  Don’t worry, you can still access all of the posters and guidance here: http://resources.heartmummy.co.uk/ You can also read about the campaign in this post and visit the Facebook page. Hospital Breastfeeding has not disappeared – but it has become a part of […]

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Blood to Baby

Project Coordinator: Hannah Tizard The #BloodtoBaby campaign started through social media after sharing optimal cord clamping stickers – requests for the stickers became overwhelming and realising public desire for tools to inform women about the benefits of delayed cord clamping the #BloodtoBaby campaign was born. Using multi-level networking in order to […]

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The Pinks n Blues CIC

Project Coordinator: Catherine MacLennan The Pinks N Blues began meeting in 2012 to explore ways of raising miscarriage awareness and funds to support work across the West Midlands; on June 12th 2015 the organisation became a C.I.C.  Offering 1-2-1 and group support to anyone who has experienced a loss of their […]

Homebirth

Manchester Homebirth

Project Coordinator: Cathy Brewster Greater Manchester Homebirth Support Group was first set up in the year 2000, to enable parents who have had or who are planning homebirths, to meet and support each other. Aims: To encourage and support women and their partners with homebirth choices To promote the […]

Strong Voices

Strong Voices

Together with partner agencies in the UK and across the world Strong Voices provides: Emotional support for children, young people and families after disasters Support groups for bereaved and traumatised children and young people Safe communities and safe houses to prevent and respond to trafficking and other abuses of […]

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Raglan Road Preschool Playgroup

Project Coordinator: Raglan Road Preschool Playgroup Committee The playgroup is a non-profit charitable organisation (registered charity 502108), and as such it has always been run by a group of volunteers who make up the playgroup committee. Every year all parents/carers are asked if they would be willing to offer […]

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