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A guide to responding to the Mental Health and Wellbeing Plan call for evidence

16 June 2022

The UK Government has published a discussion paper and call for evidence on what we can do to improve everyone’s mental health and wellbeing. To support you to call for better infant mental health provision, we have written this guide to responding to the consultation. It sets out questions in the consultation and key messages, facts…

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New report shows public support for action to strengthen parent-infant relationships

13 June 2022

On the first day of Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, the Parent-Infant Foundation has launched findings from new research with the public and professionals. This included a survey with a representative sample of 2000 adults from across the UK, and work with teachers and early years professionals.  The research shows that: ·         97% of professionals…

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The Parent-Infant Foundation’s Response to the Care Review

23 May 2022

We welcome today’s Care Review, which sets out an ambitious vision for our most vulnerable babies, children and young people.  This is one of a number of reviews, including Dame Andrea Leadsom’s Start for Life Review, to recognise the huge importance of relationships. Secure, nurturing relationships between babies and their parents are a fundamental building…

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