Useful Links

If you are looking for further support, don't hesitate to get in touch with any of these organisations:

Birth Trauma Association
http://www.birthtraumaassociation.org.uk/
A charity that supports women who suffer birth trauma – a shorthand term for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after birth. ​
Perinatal Support Services
https://www.family-action.org.uk/what-we-do/early-years/perinatal-support-services/
The Family Action Perinatal Support Services are early intervention, low intensity services for those with low to moderate level diagnosed mental health issues or who are at risk of developing perinatal mental illness.
Sure Start
https://www.gov.uk/find-sure-start-childrens-centre
Sure Start centres give help and advice on child and family health, parenting, money, training and employment. Some centres also provide early learning and full day care for pre-school children.
AIMS
https://www.aims.org.uk/about-aims
AIMS works towards better births for all by campaigning and information sharing, protecting human rights in childbirth and helping women to know their rights, whatever birth they want, and wherever they want it.
Reading Maternity Voices
http://readingmaternityvoices.org.uk
RMV works together to review and contribute to the development of local maternity services. They are an independent body, reporting to the local Federation of GP Commissioning Groups that commissions maternity services.
SHaRON - Support Hope & Recovery Online Network
https://www.sharon.nhs.uk
Designed and developed in 2009 SHaRON provides a safe and secure digital environment where service users, clinicians, ex-service users, volunteers and other professionals can communicate.
Tessa Yoga, Reading
http://www.tessayoga.co.uk
Courses & workshops designed with women in mind from Yoga, hypnobirthing, active birth to deep relaxation and understanding your menstrual cycle. Based in Caversham, Berkshire and online resources.
Maternity Action Campaign
https://www.maternityactioncampaigns.org.uk
Join Maternity Action in calling for an end to unfair redundancies for pregnant women and new parents.
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