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Chief Executives call on the Prime Minister to act now to improve babies’ wellbeing.

On the eve of Infant Mental Health Awareness Week, the leaders of nearly 80 organisations have signed this letter to the Prime Minister calling on him to make the youngest children a national priority in order to mitigate the secondary and potentially long-term impact of the COVID-19 crisis. The letter argues that, as politicians decide…

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Working for Babies

1001 Days Manifesto Updates APPG Activities Resources Evidence Briefs Infographics Working for Babies Members Working for Babies: Listening to local voices for a better recovery In early 2021 our Working for Babies report – Lockdown Lessons from Local Systems, shone a light on how many local leaders and professionals took extraordinary steps to adapt, innovate…

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Privacy Policy

Privacy matters, but it can be confusing. This page explains our approach to privacy and how it affects you. Short version We collect anonymous statistics about your visit, like which of our pages you viewed. Some third parties like Facebook may know you visited this website, if you use their services. We can’t control them…

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Introducing PIP UK’s new Head of Clinical Strategy and Development

This week, Dr Karen Bateson joined PIP UK as Head of Clinical Strategy and Development. We sat down with Karen for a cuppa and a chance to tell us a bit more about herself. Tell us about yourself. Always the hardest question!  I’m a psychologist with a passion for supporting early relationships. I’m interested in…

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Parent-Infant Foundation awarded National Lottery funding to support families across Wales 

The Parent-Infant Foundation is delighted to announce it has been awarded National Lottery Funding to help develop more specialised parent-infant teams across Wales.  The Foundation has successfully applied for just over £400,000 from the National Lottery Community Fund. The funding will support a three-year project aimed at further developing parent-infant relationship teams across all areas…

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New survey finds NICE guidance on bonding is not being followed

To mark start of Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2023, the Parent-Infant Foundation has published results from a survey of more than 1,000 women, which finds that NICE guidance on bonding is not being followed. The new survey of more than 1,000 women from across the UK who have given birth within the last five…

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The first 1001 Days

1001 Days Updates Past Activities APPG Activities Resources Evidence Briefs Infographics Working for Babies Members The first 1001 days Text to go here. You can view the PDF below, or download the PDF by clicking here.

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Bibliography

Bibliography Chapter contents Clinical Guidance Policy Reports and Documents Referenced text books Review Papers and Texts on Clinical Interventions Training organisations Professional bodies UK charitable/Not-for-profit organisations Overseas/International organisations Downloads Clinical Guidance NICE guideline [NG26] Children’s Attachment: attachment in children and young people who are adopted from care, in care or at high risk of going…

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Mapping tool

Service mapping tool for parent-infant relationship services Introduction This service mapping tool has been developed by the Parent-Infant Foundation to help areas to map what Parent-Infant relationship support is available in their area, and to identify any gaps in provision. Parent-Infant relationship support can exist in different parts of the system and this tool will:…

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Why Relationships Matter

Early relationships shape babies’ social and emotional development and influence many key outcomes The positive influences of healthy relationships Early relationships influence a baby’s brain, and in particular their social and emotional development. This early development plays an important role in how well a child will go on to achieve many of the key outcomes…

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