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Infant Mental Health


There are lots of services and resources available to help parents and carers create strong bonds with their babies.


Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2024
Infant Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 10 to 16 June 2024 and this year’s theme is ’Speak up for babies’. Infant mental health is an often overlooked and misunderstood subject. Infant Mental Health Awareness Week provides an annual opportunity to discuss the importance of supporting babies’ mental health and wellbeing.


Parent Infant Foundation first 1001 days
The First 1001 Days Movement is a group of organisations and professionals working together to campaign about the importance of the emotional wellbeing of babies.


NSPCC Pregnancy in Mind
This service supports parents’ mental health during pregnancy.


NSPCC Look, Say, Sing, Play early years resources
Look, Say, Sing, Play is a set of resources which encourage interaction between parents and their babies.


NSPCC Understanding child brain development
What happens in a child’s life during key ‘sensitive periods’ during early childhood can have a significant effect on their brain development.