Mental Health Support
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An estimated 10% ofwomen experience mental health difficulties such as depression and anxiety during pregnancy.
If you are struggling with your emotional wellbeing, you can tell your midwife or GP, who can offer you support and advice about treatments.
Talking therapies like counselling can be really effective. For some women, medications can be helpful (your doctor can advise you on taking medications during pregnancy).
You are not alone.
Hi I'm Hannah and I run Belle's Babies. I am a qualified teacher, baby massage instructor and soon to be baby yoga instructor. I have completed and finishing off my qualification as a mental health well-being practitioner as well. Once I had my daughter I decided to build my own business using the experience I had of teaching in both mainstream and special education, as well as training in other fields to create classes for my local area. Working with children has always been my passion and this also allows me to spend more time with my beautiful daughter.
Belle's Babies is based in Kidderminster and the surrounding areas of the Wyre Forest. We offer antenatal, postnatal, baby massage and stay and play sessions. Baby yoga will be arriving early in 2022.
Belle's Babies offers a 1-2-1 antenatal classes based on mental wellbeing for expectant parents and their families. Following the Beyond Birth course created by Sophie Burch (aka The Mamma Coach) we explore a variety of themes and discuss and explore a variety of techniques to help with mental well-being and preparing for baby and the changes/challenges this can present. We are not a Mental health service but a class that can help teach you methods to aid your mental well-being. The sessions are preventative to help protect and preserve the mental health of parents by helping you to use simple, effective and enjoyable practices in everyday life.
The course is based over 6 weeks and 6 different themes and follows a similar structure each week where we explore a topic/theme, complete mindfulness exercises and explore techniques to help aid mental well-being. We explore techniques such as journaling, mindfulness, meditation, aromatherapy and more.
The Perinatal Psychiatry Team provides a service for women who are experiencing psychological and emotional difficulties related to pregnancy, childhood and early motherhood.