Client: A consortium of perinatal health services and charities lead by the Burdett Trust for Nursing. Follow the link to the website below to see the full list of collaborators.
Purpose: to encourage parents-to-be to prepare for and think about looking after their mental health through pregnancy, birth and beyond.
Outcome: a film and resources brought together in a website and shared widely though social media, anti-natal groups and classes and health professionals.
The film and resources are free to use by GPs, midwives and health visitors, as well as for professional training. The film was winner Journal of Health Visiting Award (2019) and is available in twelve languages.
Feedback: ““I show the video in parent education sessions when we discuss preparations for new life as a family. So important to give real information and open discussions of mental health.” Midwife