Resource Hub

Discover a wealth of resources designed to help you support women and families impacted by perinatal mental health problems. Whether you work in healthcare, local or national government we hope you find what you need.

We are in the process of updating the Hub, so if you have a resource to add or think something is missing, please email

6 Steps for Black Mothers and Birthing People

Five X More Pdf

Published: October 2023

Five X More developed six tips for Black and brown women to support self-advocacy during pregnancy, birth, and the postnatal period. These tips apply just as well to mental as well as physical health.

APP Insider Guides - Planning pregnancy; A Guide For Women At High Risk Of PP

Action on Postpartum Psychosis Pdf, 907.5kb

Published: March 2018

Women with bipolar disorder, or with experience of PP, told us about the issues they faced when planning for a baby. This guide brings together advice from professionals and families about getting the support you need in pregnancy and birth.

APP Insider Guides - Postpartum Psychosis; A Guide For Partners

Action on Postpartum Psychosis Pdf, 722.0kb

Published: March 2018

Postpartum psychosis is a traumatic experience for both women and their partners. Dads and co-parents talked to us about what they had wanted to know, and gave us their ideas for coping during admission, recovery and beyond.

APP Insider Guides - Recovery after postpartum psychosis

Action on Postpartum Psychosis Pdf, 657.8kb

Published: March 2018

Mums who have recovered from postpartum psychosis gave us their tips for the first year of recovery and beyond.

Emotional Safety Plans for Parents

For Baby’s Sake Trust Pdf

Published: March 2024

The Emotional Safety Plan is an empowerment and self-agency tool for anyone preparing for the birth of a baby. It can be used by expectant mothers, fathers, co-parents, or non-birthing partners, individually or together, making support available to the whole family.

Postnatal Depression - A self help guide

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust Pdf, 1.5mb

Published: January 2015

This booklet is for women with postnatal depression (PND) and their friends and family. It aims to help identify PND, explain the possible causes, help you consider the best way to help yourself and signpost you to other support.

Self help workbook for postnatal depression

Gloucestershire Primary Mental Health Service Pdf, 738.8kb

Published: August 2023

This book is for women who have mild to moderate depression before or after having their baby, or if they are recovering from an episode of severe depression associated with pregnancy. A practical guide to tell you about a number of skills from congnitive behavioural therapy to help manage your mood.