NHS re-thinks vitamin D and pregnancy

Contrary to official advice, it has been found that the levels of Vitamin D in expectant mothers may not be harmful to the baby’s bone health. Research into children aged 10 shows that there is no link between the mother’s Vitamin levels during pregnancy and their bone health. The current NHS guide advises pregnant and […]

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Family Action: Perinatal Support Projects – Let’s start delivering for mothers and babies

Family Action’s Perinatal Support Projects were set up in 2010 to tackle parental mental health and help women who experience mild to moderate depression in the early stages of pregnancy and motherhood. Around a fifth of women experience antenatal anxiety or depression and 10-15% of mothers suffer postnatal depression (PND). This can have consequences for […]

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