Postnatal Mental Health Resources #DayofLight

This is part 4 of a reproduction of a research paper I wrote on postnatal mental health as part of my Developing Doulas course. I’m posting this on my blog now as part of the #DayofLight


NHS Choices: Postnatal depression

Basic information on symptoms, causes and medications for PND. Plus links to other organisations, the Map of Medicine, the NICE Guidance and the PNI.HealthUnlocked community.


National mental
health charity. Includes information on PND and PTSD.

The Association for Post-Natal Illness

National charity established to:

  • Provide support to mothers suffering from post-natal illness
  • Increase public awareness of the illness
  • Encourage research into its cause and nature

Support organisation run by people with personal experience of post-natal illness.


0808 800 2222

Confidential helpline for information, advice, guidance and support on any aspect of parenting and family life.  Open 7am – midnight with overnight calls diverted to the Samaritans.


National charity relating to babies needing specialist neonatal care.


National stillbirth & neonatal death charity.

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