Daily Themes for Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week!

We here at @perinatalmhpartnership are delighted to reveal the theme of this year’s Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place between 1-7 May , is Together In A Changing World.

Each day of the Awareness Week will have its own unique focus and these are detailed below :

Monday 1st May – The focus of the first day of the week will be ‘Starting The Conversation About Perinatal Mental Health ’.

We will provide an overview of the different illnesses that affect people in the perinatal period.

Tuesday 2nd May- We will be focusing on ‘Shining The Spotlight On Support’.

We will look at what good support can look like and showcase how wide ranging it can be. We encourage charities, local peer support groups and services to share their details on social media so families know what support is available across the UK.

Please share a reel or short information video about your service for us to share!

Wednesday 3rd May- This is World Maternal Mental Health Day – ‘Stronger Together’ and we are honoured to be UK representatives.

Thursday 4th May – We will be dedicating this day to highlighting information about perinatal mental illness for health care professionals to enable them to support all families. The theme will be ‘Health Care Professionals Hub To Support Healing’.

Friday 5th May- Our theme for the day will be the ‘Perinatal Positivity Pot’ .We will share stories of recovery to highlight how perinatal mental illness can affect anyone, how to seek help and will encourage the sharing of books , articles, podcasts ,blogs and vlogs about recovery, looking ahead to the future and self-care. 

Saturday 6th May – We will be focusing on what support is available for all families in the perinatal period and will feature a number of information sessions, highlighting organisations across the UK and their work.  The theme will be ‘Support For All Families’

Sunday 7th May – We will use the last day of the Week to lookback and reflect on the information that has been shared across the week.

We look forward to #maternalmentalhealthawarenessweek eek

The hashtags for the week will be #togetherinachangingworld and #maternalmhmatters



Published by evecanavan

Postpartum Psychosis survivor. Maternal Mental Health Warrior. Mother to wild child, mouth of a sailor and hips from butterville. Coordinator of the UK Maternal Mental Health Awareness week.

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