Reaching and listening to all women

We won’t stop until every mum and family in the UK gets the mental health support they need before, during and after pregnancy

What we do

The Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) is a UK charity and network of over 125 organisations, dedicated to ensuring women and families affected by perinatal mental health problems have access to high-quality, compassionate care.

Make change happen for women and families

We want all new and expectant mums in the UK who experience mental health problems to receive the care they need and deserve.

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Spotlight real stories and experiences

Meet mums, dads and partners, siblings and grandparents from across the UK whose lives have been impacted by perinatal mental illness.

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Signpost mums and families to safe support

Whether you're looking for support in-person, online or over the phone, there are options available.

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Help us to help others

Help us ensure that every woman and family impacted by perinatal mental health problems can access high-quality, compassionate care.

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Our members

We have over 125 members that represent or support parents and families across the UK. MMHA members are essential to who we are, our collective voice.


Abi's story

"Eating disorders thrive in secrecy and shame, and it is vital that mums going through what I did receive specialist and compassionate support. It is high time that eating disorders during the perinatal period are brought out of the shadows, once and for all."


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Latest news

Updates from the MMHA and maternal mental health sector.

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