Conference 2017

The first annual UK Maternal Mental Health Conference took place on 13th September 2017

Over 250 practitioners, service users and academics gathered to discuss how a whole-family approach can break the intergenerational cycle of mental health problems.

The winners of the first perinatal mental health awards:

Emma Cadywould Award for Perinatal Mental Health Education and Training 2017
Winner: International Training School for Infancy and Early Years
Anti-Stigma Award for Perinatal Mental Health Awareness Raising 2017
Winner: Maternal Mental Health Scotland, Change Agents
Perinatal Peer Support Award 2017
Winner: Action on Postpartum Psychosis
Big Lottery Transgenerational Service Award 2017
Winner: Bluebell Care Trust


Professor Mark Hanson Developmental Origins of Mental Health

Professor Carmine Pariante, Perinatal Depression

Fiona Putnam Where Our Story Begins, Post Partum Psychosis

Professor Vivette Glover, Prenatal Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Professor Claudia Buss, The Fetal Brain Sensitive to Mother’s Own Childhood

Dr Sheila Redfern, Increasing Mentalizing in the Parent Infant Relationship

Kirsten Barnicot, Breaking the Cycle

Louise Howard MMHA DV and other social determinants

Catherine Mee and Katie Reid, Babies Can’t Wait

Susie Orbach and Holli Rubin, Two for the Price of One

The first annual UK Maternal Mental Health Conference was funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund