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Mums and Babies in Mind

Lead Organisation:  Mental Health Foundation Mums and Babies in Mind is a Maternal Mental Health Alliance project, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation and funded by the Big Lottery Fund. It lasts for three years, until September 2018. They use the experience, expertise and enthusiasm of the Maternal Mental […]

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Childhood Tumour Trust

Project Coordinator:  Vanessa Martin Childhood Tumour Trust is a small charity dedicated to supporting children, young people and their families with Neurofibromatosis Type 1, a genetic condition that affects around 1 in 2,500.  They provide camps and days out so that families and children can meet others in […]

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Birthrights

Project Coordinators:  Rebecca Schiller and Maria Booker Birthrights is dedicated to improving women’s experience of pregnancy and childbirth by promoting respect for human rights. We believe that all women are entitled to respectful maternity care that protects their fundamental rights to dignity, autonomy, privacy and equality. We offer […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]