MumsAid

Struggling to cope emotionally with pregnancy or a new baby?

We can help.

“I strongly believe that the opportunity that I had with MumsAid made all the difference in getting to where I am now; a happy, outgoing, thriving Mum.” Rachel

MumsAid is an award-winning charity providing pregnant women and new mums with specialist counselling for emotional or mental health difficulties. Our vision is of a society where all mothers are supported with giving their babies the best start in life.

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A safe place to talk

MumsAid offers:

  • Free counselling in Greenwich children’s centres to help any local mother experiencing mental health issues during pregnancy and after birth.
  • Specialist therapeutic support for young mothers aged 21 years and under with YoungMumsAid.
  • Free creche facilities if needed.
  • Befriending and group support.
  • Out-of-hours, private sessions for working parents and couples.

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Latest news

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Mindful Dads

For any new/expectant dads out there – would you be interested in a group to support men going through the life-changing transition to parenthood? Our partner Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind (BLG Mind) will be piloting a new Mindful Dads programme from Autumn 2019 for expectant and new dads/men with parental responsibilities. BLG Mind would love to hear your ideas and comments via this 11 questions survey. Your feedback will be used to help plan the service. For more information see: https://www.mums-aid.org/mindful-dads-survey/

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Latest research

Latest research highlights prevalence of mental health problems amongst young mums. New research by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has shown that two-thirds (67%) of pregnant women in London aged between 16 and 24 years have a mental health problem.

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EVENTS

Health & Wellbeing Awards 2018

So the update... unbelievably, in a ‘David and Goliath’ sense, we won!! And we are absolutely thrilled. It is fantastic recognition for our work supporting new mothers’ with mental health difficulties and a great boost for such a hard working and committed team.

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