Maternity

Suffolk Babies

Suffolk Babies is a not-for-profit community interest company, providing high quality, affordable education, continuity and support from pregnancy to preschool. Classes include preparation for birth, baby massage, baby yoga, fitmumas, understanding your toddler and sling library.

Facebook: @SuffolkBabiesCentre

Telephone: 07944 070 362

Website: www.suffolkbabies.co.uk

Email: info@suffolkbabies.co.uk

Ipswich Hospital Pregnancy and Birth Services

Their aim is to provide high-quality, safe care that meets your needs and those of your baby and family by helping you to make informed decisions about your care so that you and your family feel confident about your pregnancy, birth and parenting your new baby.

Telephone: 01473 703102 or 01473 703104

Website: www.esneft.nhs.uk/pregnancy-and-birth-services

EPIC Dad

They are a community interest company with a focus on supporting fathers, father figures, and families in Suffolk.

Facebook: @EPIC-Dad

Telephone: 07717 744 608

Website: www.epicdad.co.uk

Email: info@epicdad.co.uk

Bumps

Their website is dedicated to providing reliable, evidence based, and accurate information about the use of medicines in pregnancy, in the form of freely available patient information leaflets called Bumps (Best Use of Medicines in Pregnancy).

Website: www.medicinesinpregnancy.org

NCT

NCT are here to make sure parents-to-be and new parents feel connected and supported.

Facebook: @nationalchildbirthtrust

Twitter: @NCTcharity

Telephone: 0300 330 0700

Website: www.nct.org.uk

Email: enquiries@nct.org.uk

Marie Stopes

Marie Stopes UK is a charity that has been helping women and men across the UK to choose if and when they have children. They provide abortion and contraception support and advice.

Facebook: @MarieStopesUK

Twitter: @MarieStopes

Telephone: 0345 300 8090

Website: www.mariestopes.org.uk

Email: services@mariestopes.org.uk

Breastfeeding Suffolk App

The Breastfeeding Suffolk app is built for new mothers who are breastfeeding their newborn. The app features helpful tools that allow mothers to track feed times, record child development milestones and read daily information cards related to their breastfeeding cycle.

Website: breastfeedingsuffolk.co.uk

Download app from: iTunes

Download app from: Google Play

Perspectives Ipswich

They provide a free and confidential counselling support for those experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, pregnancy loss and post abortion loss.

Telephone: 07540 635 236

Website: www.perspectivesipswich.co.uk

Email: perspectivesipswich.plss@gmail.com

Best Beginnings

They work to help parents build knowledge and confidence to support their own well-being and their children’s long-term physical, mental and emotional development and they are the creator of Baby Buddy which is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.

Facebook: @bestbeginningscharity

Twitter: @bestbeginnings

Telephone: 020 7443 7895

Website: www.bestbeginnings.org.uk

Email: info@bestbeginnings.org.uk

Download Baby Buddy app from: Google Play: Baby Buddy

Download Baby Buddy app from: iTunes: Baby Buddy

Home Start

Home-Start works with families in communities right across the UK. Starting in the home, their approach is as individual as the people they help. No judgement, it is just compassionate, confidential help and expert support.

Facebook: @homestartuk

Twitter: @homestartuk

Telephone: 01164 645490

Website: www.home-start.org.uk

Email: info@home-start.org.uk

Maternity Action

Maternity Action is the UK’s leading charity committed to ending inequality and improving the health and well-being of pregnant women, partners and young children.

Facebook: @MaternityAction

Twitter: @MaternityAction

Telephone: 0808 800 0041

Website: www.maternityaction.org.uk

Email: info@maternityaction.org.uk

Association for Post-Natal Illness

A registered charity that was established in 1979 to provide support to mothers suffering from post-natal illness, increase public awareness of the illness and encourage research into its cause/nature.

Facebook: @associationforpostnatalillness

Twitter: @APNI_PND

Telephone: 020 7386 0868

Website: www.apni.org

Email: info@apni.org