SUPPORT FOR YOU
We provide a range of free support services to help parents who are struggling with their emotional or mental wellbeing during their pregnancy, or in the first two years of their new baby's life. This is known as the "Perinatal Period".
The perinatal period is a difficult time for many parents and it is common to find yourself struggling emotionally or mentally.
The important thing to know is you don't need to struggle on alone. Our support services are here for you. They are free, confidential and we tailor what we provided to your individual needs and situation.
We accept both self-referrals and referrals from third parties. To make a referral please click the appropriate button below and fill in as much detail as you can.
Services available via Referral
Services with purple icons are only available via referral. Services with green icons are also available without a referral but must be booked through our groups page.
One to One - Perinatal Mental Health Support Officer Support
As a parent entering into our support services, you will be assigned your own Perinatal Mental Health Support Officer who will work with you to help identify your support needs and the ways we can support you. They will then work together with you to develop a support plan.
One to One Peer Support - Mum Befriender
All of our volunteers are mum's themselves, they are fully trained and have experienced the challenges of the perinatal period. They provide one-to-one peer, emotional and practical support.
Birth-Wise Antenatal Classes
Nurture Birth-Wise is a relaxing and friendly six week antenatal course designed to support women and birthing people to prepare for their birth, build confidence, enjoy their pregnancy and make friends.
Perinatal Trauma Recovery Support
Was your birth difficult or perhaps you have experienced a traumatic event/s in pregnancy, or during the postnatal period that have left you with difficult emotions and feelings?
Video Interactive Guidance
Video Interactive Guidance Therapy is a positive approach that uses video to help you understand and improve communication and build happy, healthy and trusting relationships.
Nurture & Nourish - The Early Days Group
Nurture and Nourish is a weekly peer support group for mums with young babies & pregnant mums, with a focus on 4th trimester topics, hosted by our perinatal support officers and trained volunteers.