Action on Pre-eclampsia
Provides information about the condition, both online and as leaflets; also organises training and resources for professionals. With resources, contacts, and how to help with fundraising.
Active Birth Centre
Specialists in water birth and yoga for pregnancy. Provides a calendar of professional trainings and workshops and details of courses offered.
A waterbirth specialist with details birthing pools, community pool schemes and how to hire or purchase a pool.
A special care baby charity for babies born early, too small or with a sickness. Includes publications and a freephone helpline.
A team of teachers who are passionate about birth and empowering women to welcome their baby in a calm, positive way.
Campaign for Normal Birth
Royal College of Midwives initiative, supporting normal birth - ie without undue medical intervention.
Details and health risks of altrasound scans during pregnancy. Includes a video clip.
Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood International
An organisation of disabled parents promoting better awareness and support for disabled people during pregnancy and as parents; includes details of their international journal, and their UK information centre and services.
Group B Strep Support
Works to prevent neonatal deaths due to GBS infection, by providing information, and campaigning for a national screening program and the introduction of preventive treatment measures.
Hertfordshire Holistic Health Center
UK-based center promoting a new concept in enriching a would be mother’s experience of your rite of passage fro maiden to mother. Includes schedule of several classes offered with corresponding description.
Provides details of hypnobirthing classes throughout the UK and offers information on how self hypnosis during childbirth works. Includes FAQ and details for those wishing to train in this discipline.
National Childbirth Trust
A leading charity supporting people through pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. Area contacts and shopping facilities.
The National Childbirth Trust
UK membership charity supporting pregnancy, birth and parenting. Learn about the organization’s activities/programs and ways to donate and help. Also features related articles and news.
Information resource about conception, infertility, pregnancy health and common complaints.
OC Support UK
A support group for women and families affected obstetric cholestasis (jaundice during pregnancy); provides information resources, a FAQ, details of research, and fundraising appeals.
A national charity supporting families suffering from pre (antenatal) and postnatal illnesses. PANDAS vision is to support every individual, family and carer suffering with perinatal mental health illness.
Promotes a simple idea which can help to make the first meeting with baby special for a new Mum and Dad whose baby has had to go to a NICU or intensive care ward immediately after birth.
The Pre-eclampsia Site
Provides information about pre-eclampsia, eclampsia and HELLP, with link to an online support group for UK Mums.
UK forums for women who are pregnant or trying to conceive.
Premature Babies UK
Provides useful information for parents, expectant parents, friends and relatives of premature babies particularly in the UK.
Natural childbirth activist and author; presents extracts from her books and articles, with birth imagery and research data.
Tell Me a Good Birth Story
Helps to spread positive birth stories in order to assist women who are frightened or worried about giving birth.
Established to fund research into the causes and prevention of miscarriage, premature birth, and stillbirths, and to provide information to parents; includes a library of resources, with details of their research and campaigns.
The VBAC Pages
Resource for women in the UK considering a vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC). Links to articles and discussions.
Offers a collection of personal stories of women who experienced vaginal and home births after a caesarean, with links to useful information.
York Special Care Baby Unit
Providing an overview of this purpose-built special care unit for babies with dedicated intensive care services. Includes National support group details.