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Parent Infant Foundation Survey

Please support the 1001 days movement by sharing the survey with mums you work with. Many thanks

The AiMH UK Infant Mental Health CPD Programme

Did you know? The AiMH UK Infant Mental Health CPD Programme has now been updated and streamlined

New RB Update now available to members

Issue 2 2023 Adverse Childhood Experiences. Access the new update through the members area.

Congratulations to all the AiMH UK Award Winners 2022!

The AiMH UK Founders Award 2022 - Jane O'Rourke
The AIMHigh Award 2022 - Jane Dagnell
The Louise Emanuel Award 2022 - Dr Ian Robson
AiMH-Together award 2022 - The Midlothian Sure Start Team & The Cardiff Parents Plus Team

Tribute to Gwen Kirkwood, AiMH UK member and London Hub Lead, who died on 26th January 2023

A moving tribute to Gwen, our treasured AiMH UK member and London Hub Lead and link to the just giving page to celebrate Gwen's life and to support a charity of the family's choice that promotes PPIP and infant mental health.

RE-SCHEDULED – AiMH UK AGM and Awards Presentation including an interview with Dilys Daws

Friday 24th February 2023 11.30AM - 1.00PM
We are delighted to annouce that our founder and honorary trustee, Dilys Daws will be joining us at our Annual AGM and Awards to discuss her new book: 'Quietly Subversive: The Selected works of Dilys Daws'. Dilys will be interviewed by Alexandra de Rementeria, editor of the Journal of Child Psychotherapy, and co-writer of 'Finding Your Way With Your Baby: the emotional life of parents and babies'.

AiMH UK Lunchtime Skills Box with Caroline Guard

Thursday 9th February 2023 - 1.00pm to 2.00pm
'Hearing the baby’s voice in early years practice – establishing unhurried moments of connection with babies'

Launch of the AiMH UK Awards and Bursaries 2022

This year the Awards and Bursaries will be presented at the AiMH UK AGM on Friday January 27th 2023. To read more click on the photo

The International Journal of Birth and Parent Education – Volume 10

The latest edition of the International Journal of Birth and Parent Education is now available to members to download from the members area.

AiMH UK and Home-Start UK Membership Partnership

We are delighted to announce that the AiMH UK and Home-Start membership partnership was launched in October 2022.

The Anna Freud Centre releases its latest study results on psychotherapy interventions

and how they can prevent and reduce mental health difficulties in parents and caregivers and their babies and young children. Read the full report.

My Play and Discover Bag

The parent/carer plays an important role in helping children learn and develop by observing and engaging in their play.

Virtual school for Children in Care

improve the educational journey and outcomes for children in care, from early years to the end of Year 13. Support and guidance to care leavers maybe offered and also to the staff supporting them.

Rupture, repair, reslience (and Kintsugi)

‘Kintsugi’ is the Japanese custom of repairing broken or cracked items with gold. Once completed, beautiful seams of gold glint in the item

Getting through lockdown with a baby

In this blog, Liz shares her thoughts on getting through lock-down with a baby using the helpful acronym T.R.U.S.T.