Example of: Creative Health for maternity and early years

Various 'bitesize' examples

BREATHE Arts Health Research – Melodies for mums project provides singing and music sessions for mothers at risk of post-natal depression and their babies. As well as tackling a challenging issue with low uptake of clinical treatments, the programme has been shown to be a good way to engage mothers from minority backgrounds.

Muso Baby Social Prescribing Pilot Music and sensory play sessions in Manchester Museum to encourage bonding between parent and child and peer support opportunities. 

Art at the Start provides parent-infant art therapy services in art galleries across Scotland.  A collaboration between an art therapist and an experimental psychologist, the project aims to publish high quality research as it progresses.

In partnership with Sands the Still Parents Project at the Whitworth art Gallery is designed to open up conversations around baby loss.  The project provides informal workshops with artists to explore experiences through creativity, leading to a co-produced exhibition.

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