Information and Support - Pregnancy related issues

If you or someone you know has been affected by issues with pregnancy, the following organisations may be able to help. Care during pregnancy would be lead by a healthcare professional such as your GP or Midwife.

Kicks Count

Kicks Count provides a pregnancy information guide for expectant mums and dads focussing on baby movement monitoring and a range of support options.

Visit the Kicks Count website

NCT

NCT provides accurate, impartial information on all areas of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood including help with feeding.

Helpline: 0300 330 0700

Visit the NCT website

Pregnancy Sickness Support

Pregnancy Sickness Support provides information and support for women suffering any degree of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy and for their partners. An online forum is available.

Visit the Pregnancy Sickness Support website

Tommy's

Tommy's provides a free information service that educates all parents-to-be about health in pregnancy, plus bereavement support for anyone who has experienced a pregnancy loss.

Phone: 0800 0147 800

Visit the Tommy's website

The Twins and Multiple Births Association

The Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba) help parents to meet the unique challenges that multiple birth families face.

Phone: 0800 138 0509 (Daily 10am-1pm 7pm-10pm)

Visit The Twins and Multiple Births Association

Tiny Tickers

Tiny Tickers offer the support and information on the detection, care and treatment of babies with serious heart conditions.

Phone: 0300 102 1508

Visit the Tiny Tickers website

Fertility Network UK

Fertility Network UK offers information, advice and support for anyone suffering from infertility related problems.

Visit the Fertility Network UK

PANDAS

PANDAS (Pre And Postnatal Depression Advice And Support) offers advice and support to individuals and their families across the UK suffering pre and postnatal illnesses.

Phone: 0843 28 98 401

Visit the PANDAS website

Association For Post-Natal Illness

Association For Post-Natal Illness offers support and information for women suffering with post-natal illness and have a network of volunteers who have themselves been affected.

Phone: 020 7386 0868 (Mon-Fri 10am-2pm)

Visit the Association For Post-Natal Illness website

Action on Postpartum Psychosis

Action on Postpartum Psychosis offers information and web resources for women who have experienced Puerperal (or Post-Partum) Psychosis, their families and health professionals.

Visit the Action on Postpartum Psychosis website

Bliss

Bliss provides care and support for all babies born too soon, too small and too sick and their families.

Phone: 0808 801 0322

Visit the Bliss website

Miscarriage Association

Miscarriage Association offers support and information to anyone affected by miscarriage, ectopic or molar pregnancy.Phone: 01924 200799 (Mon-Fri 9am-4pm)

Visit the Miscarriage Association website

Tommy's

Tommy's provides a free information service that educates all parents-to-be about health in pregnancy, plus bereavement support for anyone who has experienced a pregnancy loss.

Phone: 0800 0147 800

Visit the Tommy's website

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK supports families when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.

Phone: 0800 02 888 40

Visit the Child Bereavement UK website

The Child Death Helpline

The Child Death Helpline offers support to anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, from prebirth to adult, under any circumstances, however recently or long ago.

Phone: 0800 282 986 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

Visit The Child Death Helpline

The Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends offer support, understanding and comfort to bereaved siblings and parents after the death of a child, of any age, from any cause.

Phone: 0345 123 2304 (daily 10am-4pm and 7pm-10pm)
Northern Ireland: 028 8778 8016 (daily 10am-4pm and 7pm-9.30pm)

Visit The Compassionate Friends website

Sands

Sands supports anyone affected by the death of a baby that has died before, during, or shortly after birth and offer telephone support and online message boards
Phone: 0808 164 3332

Visit the Sands website

Winston's Wish

Winston's Wish provides of services to bereaved children, young people and their families and offer practical support and guidance to anyone concerned about a grieving child.

Phone: 08088 020 021

Visit Winston's Wish website

Related Information and Support

If you have also been affected by adoption or fostering, organisations listed on our Adoption and Fostering support page may be able to help.

You can see a list of current BBC Action Line support on the Action Line A-Z page.