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OBS Resources for Breastfeeding & Mental Health

Image: A parent holding their older baby tightly against their shoulder with mountains in the background.Text: Breastfeeding Grief and Trauma. When breastfeeding does not go as we had expected or hoped, it can come as a huge shock and have a profound emotional effect

OBS leaflet about Breastfeeding Grief and Trauma

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week 3-9 May 2021

Please see the work of the Perinatal Mental Health Partnership, founders of the UK Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, and the Maternal Mental Health Alliance for details of events and resources. 

Recommended Mental Health Resources

Resources from our friends at The Motherkind Café, Oxford and The Oxford Parent Infant Partnership (OXPIP)

Motherkind Oxford Resources for coping with the pandemic (March 2020)

Motherkind Oxford Psychological first aid for anxiety

Motherkind Oxford Mindfulness with baby

OXPIP Ideas for parents to take emotional care of themselves and their children

OXPIP Information about services during Covid-19

Why Breastfeeding Grief and Trauma Matter by Amy Brown

Last updated May 2021

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