Mental Health Sources of Support

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... Read More

Our Impact Report 2021

Message from the Chair Birth Experience Survey Priorities from 2021 Bereavement Perinatal Mental Health Language LGBTQAI+ Postnatal Care Cultural Diversity Infant Feeding Coproduction and Engagement activities The Ockenden Report The Covid-19 pandemic Next steps for 2022 Message from the Chair I have now been the chair for a whole year. I am still so grateful for this opportunity to be the voice of women, birthing people and their families in Gloucestershire. Like everyone... Read More

Financial support in Gloucestershire

One of the priorities that Gloucestershire Maternity Voices wanted to keep a focus on this year is mental wellbeing, and ensuring this is a topic that we speak about and signpost to. At a meeting, we all agreed that it would be good to write a post on social media about where to access lots of different support, in particular financial support. We know that finances can have an impact on our mental health, so we wanted to write something to signpost people. However, this area... Read More