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A quarter of new mothers are not asked about their mental health

New mothers are still not being asked about their mental health despite GP practices in England now being funded to do so, according to new research by NCT [1]. NCT,


NCT’s new Walk and Talk groups are boosting parents’ wellbeing

NCT, the UK’s largest charity for parents, is helping new parents across the UK meet face-to-face to get much needed support from other mums and dads. During the week commencing


NCT switches to virtual antenatal courses in response to coronavirus

NCT, the UK’s largest charity for parents, has responded to the coronavirus crisis by moving its antenatal courses online. The charity is now running virtual classes for expectant mums and


NCT celebrates new arrangements for postnatal checks

NCT is celebrating NHS England’s new contract arrangements which will support GP practices to provide mothers with a dedicated six to eight week postnatal check to discuss their health with


Research shows mum-to-mum support improves mental health and wellbeing

NCT (National Childbirth Trust) in conjunction with City, University of London has found that mothers with emotional difficulties who accessed peer support showed significant improvements in their mental health and