Example of: Creative Health and maternity

Various 'bitesize' examples

Responding to a 30% increase in perinatal mental health referrals support those with post natal depression, Calderdale’s Lullaby Project provides new and expectant parents with the opportunity to lift their voices, connect with their children in a meaningful way, and share their experiences with a broader audience, raising awareness of their aspirations, creativity, and role in making a more equitable society for themselves and their children.

Music in Hospitals & Care award winning Lullaby Hour project offers babies, children and their parents or carers the chance to experience peaceful songs and melodies. Professional musicians create special moments and memories for families in hospital wards, neonatal units and hospices.

Manchester Museum's Muso Baby programme is a social prescribing programme for mums experiencing postnatal depression.  It was designed to encourage an emotional connection between parent and child as well as offering parents the chance to develop peer relationships and support in a safe space.

Mothers Who Make Exeter offers a 6 week creative programme for people who are pregnant or had a baby during in the last 3 years using journaling to promote positive mental health and well-being in mother/parenthood. 

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