Useful Links

www.apni.org (Association for Post Natal Illness) An organisation for women who suffer from any type of perinatal illness, has phone line, chat rooms, into leaflets and more

www.bit.ly/2a5PAK5 Toolkit of useful resources from the Royal College of Psychiatrists

www.maternalmentalhealthalliance.org A coalition of national professional and patient organisations committed to improving perinatal mental health

www.pndandme.co.uk Set up by a woman with personal experience of PND, also provides online support through twitter @PndandMe

www.1001criticaldays.co.uk Campaigning organisation for recognition of the importance of the period from conception to age 2: provides articles and other useful resources

www.tommys.org Provides pregnancy health information for parents-to- be and researches around loss during pregnancy and premature birth.

www.dadsmatteruk.org Postnatal depression support for fathers, set up by the partner of a woman who experienced PND

www.samaritans.org.uk - Samaritans, a confidential listening service for any person who is despairing or suicidal Tel:08457 909090

www.pni.org.uk - contains chat rooms, message boards, info on PND, coping techniques

www.chums4mums.co.uk : a "meet a mum in you area" to counter mother's isolation

www.birthtraumaassociation.org.uk - offers information and support to mothers who have had a traumatic birth experience or who are suffering from Post birth Traumatic Syndrome.

www.postnatal-counselling.com - offers a specialist, private postnatal counselling service to women in South East London