NHS PRENATAL GUIDE - NHS Step by step on what to expect during your prenatal care from health professionals.
AIMS UK - (Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services) They support all maternity service users to navigate the system as it exists, and campaign for a system which truly meets the needs of all.
KICKS COUNT - Information on monitoring baby’s movements in the womb
SPINNING BABIES - Information on improving baby’s fetal position
FNP - Voluntary home visiting programme for first-time young mums and families
TOMMYS - Information on pregnancy complications
PREGNANCY SICKNESS - Information & support on Hyperemesis Gravidarum (extreme pregnancy sickness)
PELVIC PARTNERSHIP - Information on pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy
POSITIVE BIRTH MOVEMENT - Global network of free to attend antenatal groups, linked up by social media
LABOUR PAINS - Learn all about the pain relief choices available during labour and how to cope with labour pains
VIDEO - on second stage of labour.
VIDEO - on prenatal breathing and relaxation for labour
VIDEO - on positions for labour
BIRTH STORIES IN COLOR - Community for people of colour to share and learn from all types of birth stories.
Fourth Trimester support
LA LECHE - Chestfeeding/Nursing support for transgender and non binary parents
VIDEO - Video on how to attach baby at the breast
HEARTS MILK BANK - Donate or receive milk from this UK milk bank
ABM - Breastfeeding information & support from trained counsellors
BREASTFEEDING COMPANION - Breast/chestfeeding tips
YOUR BODY, YOUR RIGHTS
BIRTH RIGHTS - Dedicated to improving women’s experience of pregnancy and childbirth by promoting respect for human rights
WHICH - Helping you to decide where to give birth
BROOK - Sexual Health & Wellbeing support for under 25 Year olds.
MATERNITY ACTION - UK’s leading charity committed to ending inequality and improving the health and wellbeing of pregnant women, partners and young children
BABY CENTRE - Government benefits & rights in the UK
MISCArriage & Infant loss support
MISCARRIAGE ASSOCIATION - Information & support for miscarriage, molar pregnancy or ectopic pregnancy
#IHADAMISCARRIAGE - Instagram community ran by Dr Jessica Zucker, a psychologist specialising in women's reproductive + maternal mental health
SAYING GOODBYE - Provides support for anyone who has suffered baby loss, at any stage of pregnancy, at birth or in infancy, whether the loss be recent or historic.
SANDS - Information & support on stillbirth & neonatal death
BOOKS & LINKS
BEST BEGINNINGS - helping families in communities across the country to build their knowledge and confidence to look after their own and their children's health and well-being.
LESBIAN/GAY PARENT - LGBT network for parents and parents to be.
REFUGE - For support with domestic violence in pregnancy.
I TRANSLATE - App that can translate to help communicate with midwives/health professionals
IMUK - Search for an independent midwife
PREGNANCY CHOICES DIRECTORY - Free help and advice about unplanned pregnancy or post-abortion issues in the UK
BPAS - Advice & information on abortion care
EXPATICA - Useful information on giving birth in the UK
ARC - non-directive information and support to parents before, during and after antenatal screening
POSITIVE BIRTH COMPANY - Collection of positive birth stories
VBAC STORIES - Positive stories of black women having successful vaginal births after C-Secions
BIRTHWORKERS OF COLOUR - Directory listing birth workers of colour throughout the UK
The Birth Partner - Penny Simkin
Nurture - Erica Chidi Cohen
Birthing From Within - Pam England
10 oils aromatherapy for the childbearing year - Nicola Goodall
Real Food For Pregnancy - Lily Nichols
The Doulas guide to empowering your birth - Lindsey Bliss
The First Forty Days - Heng Ou
The Little Book of Self Care for New Mums - Beccy Hands
The Wonder Weeks - Hetty Van de Rijt , Frans Plooij & Xaviera Plas-Plooij
All That Matters (Guardian Shorts) Kindle Edition - Rebecca Schiller