Maternity Help & Support Groups

Your maternity notes (yellow book) contains some helpful support and information.

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AIMS - Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services

Anxiety UK

ARC - Antenatal Results and Choices

Association of breastfeeding mothers

Baby Bounce and Rhyme and Storytime Sessions

Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI)

Birth to Five

Bliss for baby’s born premature or sick



Citizens Advice Bureau telephone

Department of Health

Depression Alliance

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

La Leche League (Breastfeeding)

Miscarriage Association

Money Advice Service

Mothers for Mothers Postnatal depression support group for Bristol, North Somerset, S.Glos.

National Breastfeeding Helpline www.nationalbreastfeeding

National Childbirth Trust

National Institute for Clinical Excellence


NHS Pregnancy Planner

NHS Pregnancy & Smoking

North Bristol NHS Trust Advice and Complaints Team

Pelvic Obstetric Gynaecological Physiotherapy

Pelvic Partnership

Positive About Down Syndrome

SANDS - Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society

TAMBA (Twins and Multiple Birth Association)

The Association for Post Natal Illness (APNI)

The Association for Postnatal Illness

The Multiple Births Foundation

The Perinatal Institute

Population Screening Programmes

Women's Aid (domestic violence)