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Butterflies wellbeing group for parents and parents to be

A peer support group for parents to be and parents with children under 2 years old

The Butterflies Peer Support group is still operating a telephone and virtual support service to families who are experiencing perinatal mental illness, anxiety, depression and low mood since becoming pregnant or following the birth of their baby.

If you would like to talk to an Early Years Practitioner, experienced in supporting families with perinatal mental illness, please email butterflies@havering.gov.uk to request a call back.

Over the next few weeks, we will be exploring the following topics

01.06.2020 – 05.06.2020

Play

This week we will be exploring how play has emotional and mental health benefits for our children and for us parents/carers too. We will also be looking at simple play ideas at home.

 

08.06.2020 – 12.06.2020

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

This week we will be exploring how we can support our babies and children’s emotional and mental wellbeing.

 

15.06.2020 – 19.06.2020

Transition to Parenthood and support for Fathers and Partners

This week we will be exploring the transition to parenthood, including our expectations v’s reality.  We will also be exploring support for fathers and partners during the transition to parenthood.

 

22.06.2020 – 26.06.2020

                                                         Recovery and Hope               

This week we will be exploring the journey to recovery, and we will be sharing parent’s messages of hope.

 

29.06.2020 – 03.07.2020

“It takes a Village” – Our virtual village

This week we will be exploring what creative and new ways we are remaining in contact with “our village” at this current time.

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