Mental health and wellbeing resources for new and expectant parents

Speak your midwife. If you have been discharged, your health visitor can also provide advice, and refer for additional support. Visit for contact details.

Your GP is there to support your mental and physical health before, during and after pregnancy. If you don’t have one, you can find a GP here.

Out of hours, call 111. Always call 999 in an emergency.

Local support

NHS Let’s Talk helps with a wide range of emotional and psychological problems. Call 0800 0732200.

NHS Mental Health Crisis Team – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 0800 169 0398

Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service – 01452 726 570

Family Information Service – a wide range of information to support families, children and young people

HomeStart – support families through their toughest times.

Apps and other resources

Qwell – Online counselling, peer support and self help resources. No referral needed.

Baby Buddy – NHS approved free app with 24-hour text message support.

DadPad – free support app for dads.

PANDAS – PND Awareness and Support

Samaritans – Available 24/7 if you’re struggling and need to talk. Call  116 123