The latest news from the Foundation

‘Understanding Early Trauma’ announced as theme for Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

03 February 2022

The Parent-Infant Foundation has announced the theme and dates for this year’s Infant Mental Health Awareness Week (IMHAW). It will run from 13th to 19th June 2022. The week will look at the nature and impact of trauma experienced by babies, the buffering impact healthy relationships can provide, as well as the importance of having…

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The Parent-Infant Foundation and partners publish ‘No one wants to see my baby’ report

09 November 2021

Today, we publish a new report exploring the continued impact of COVID-19 on babies, just over a year after our initial Babies in Lockdown report. ‘No one wants to see my baby’ is a survey of professionals, in-depth studies with 11 families and a review of the literature, conducted with our partners Home-Start and Best…

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The Parent-Infant Foundation’s response to the Budget and Spending Review

27 October 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak referred to the importance of a child’s first 1001 days during today’s Budget and Spending Review, as he confirmed £500 million worth of spending on services for children and families. This new money will fund family hubs, the supporting families programme, and mental health services. Unfortunately, the documentation published by the Treasury…

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