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Covid-19 crisis support for New and Expectant Parents launched by Peppy as part of Techforce19

April 24th 2020, London, UK

  • 1,000 people will take part in the two-week pilot which will provide support to parents who are even more isolated during the coronavirus outbreak
  • Through their smartphone they can access trusted, reliable information from perinatal
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Birth trauma – the view from an expert consultant psychologist

Excitement, nervousness and a sense of relief are normal feelings during the latter stages of pregnancy. There are baby showers to enjoy and birth plans to consider before the big day arrives.

But what if that day does not go …

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Relationships and the postnatal brain

They say it takes a village to raise a child. That a close community is essential for children to grow and develop in a safe and healthy environment.

The proverb also implies that others can – and should – help …

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Postnatal tummy muscle separation

A gradually growing bump is perhaps the least surprising and most visible sign of a pregnancy in progress. But what happens to that tummy after a baby has arrived can cause some women unexpected distress.

Whether it’s an ongoing distended …

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The importance of tummy time

Babies have many important activities to keep themselves busy during the day. There’s crying time, feeding time, sleeping time, play time. But one very important habit – tummy time – can often be overlooked.

Tummy time, when a baby or …

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Don’t cry it out

Luke Salkeld speaks to certified baby sleep consultant, Louise Goncalves

The sound of your child crying is one of the hardest things to hear. And a lack of sleep is one of the hardest things to bear. A combination of …

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When can I start post-pregnancy exercise?

Baz Moffat, mother of two, former medal-winning rower for Great Britain and women’s health exercise instructor, talks about the importance of individualised post-pregnancy exercise

Pregnancy can feel like a marathon of physical endurance. So after nine months of carrying …

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Fractured Dad – Lessons From Parenthood

Toby Roberts, a long-time friend of the Peppy team, reflects on the ups and downs of his time as a primary carer struggling with postnatal depression. 

 

A while ago, when my son Gabe turned one, I took time out …

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How do I manage pain while breastfeeding?

Lauren Wong, an IBCLC (international board-certified lactation consultant) in the Peppy network, talks about how pain can be completely unexpected for breastfeeding mums, and what can be done to help

Breastfeeding can be an unexpectedly painful part of motherhood. …

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