Resources for new parents - Looking after yourself

There are a wide variety of online resources available giving you advice on how to look after yourself during pregnancy and after you have given birth.

We’ve collated some of them here to help you easily navigate to the best advice to support you. Some of them are written resources and some are short films, all available here to read or view at a time to suit you.


What are the signs of postnatal depression?

This video provides advice from a Health Visitor about the early signs of post-natal depression and when to seek help.

How do I know if I have postnatal depression?

Three mothers talk about their personal experiences of postnatal depression and the symptoms they had.

Click on the button below to access the film.

How do I know if I have postnatal depression

Sex and contraception after birth

Click the button below to access the NHS website for advice on Sex and contraception after birth


NHS website

Support for victims of Domestic Abuse

Support is available from the Pennine Domestic Abuse Partnership. The partnership believes that everyone has the right to live free from all forms of abuse and have the right to be free from potential or actual harm.

You can access support via the link below.

Pennine Domestic Abuse Partnership