Pre, During and Post Pregnancy


Tommy’s exists to support, care for and champion people, no matter where they may be on their pregnancy journey. They also provide support around the death of a baby. They are a pregnancy charity working to make the UK the safest place in the world to give birth, supported by people who refuse to accept that a baby's death is just 'one of those things'.

You can create a Wellbeing Plan which is a 2-page plan, endorsed by NICE, that helps you start thinking about how you feel emotionally and what support you might need in your pregnancy and after the birth.

Perinatal services NHS Devon Partnership Trust

Provide a specialist community service to women living in Devon and Torbay. Also have an inpatient Mother and Baby Unit in Exeter, with an attached outreach service for women living in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.

You can access their resources and self help online. However you need to be referred by your GP, midwife or healthcare professional if you wish to access other aspects of the services e.g. maternal Mental Health Clinic.

Pandas Foundation

They are a charity service for families and their networks who may be suffering with perinatal mental illness, including prenatal (antenatal) and postnatal depression.’

  • Free helpine 0808 1961 776
  • Email to
  • WhatsApp to 07903 508334
  • Facebook group
  • Online support groups
  • Face to face support groups


Support anyone affected by pregnancy loss and the death of a baby to offer understanding and comfort. Every day, they work to improve the care, discover why babies are dying and reduce inequalities in healthcare.

Little Bluebells

We support parents with mild to moderate perinatal mental health difficulties during pregnancy and / or up to two years after their child is born. 

They support parents with their perinatal mental health and wellbeing. They are a charity and offer all their services for free.

They offer:

  • “Dads in Mind service” which offers vital one-to-one support over the phone, text and online for fathers.
  • 11-week well-being programme done face to face called “Comfort Zone”
  • Buddy system
  • Counselling

PATHways to improving Perinatal Mental Health

PATH is an EU-funded project which aimed to enable women, families and healthcare professionals to prevent, diagnose and successfully manage mild and moderate perinatal mental health issues.

Family Lives

Family Lives is available if you need someone to talk to.

They have a free and confidential helpline: 0808 800 222

They also have forums where you can talk to other young parents and find out about support in your area

Baby Buddy

Baby Buddy is a free interactive pregnancy and parenting app which has been created to support parents, co-parents and caregivers endorsed by the NHS.

The Birth Trauma Association

The Birth Trauma Association has information and support for mum, dad, co-parents and families of someone who’s experienced a difficult birth.

Dad Matters UK

Dad Matters UK aims to help dads have a successful relationship with their families, and to support dads with anxiety, stress, and mental health.

The DadPad

The DadPad is a guide for new dads developed with the NHS and can help by giving you the knowledge and practical skills that you need. It can be purchased for £12

The Dadsnet

The Dadsnet is an online parenting resource for dads which offers support and advice

Pink Parents

Pink Parents offers support for gay and lesbian parents.