How Perinatal Peer Support Can Help the Parenting Journey

Perinatal Peer Support

By Celia Suppiah, CEO at Parents1st UK Becoming a parent is an incredibly exciting journey, but there are inevitable challenges along the way. It’s important to feel prepared for the changes that pregnancy, birth and becoming a parent brings. Local volunteer peer support initiatives make a unique and valuable contribution to help mums and dads … Read more

4 tips to financially manage a career change later in life

Woman at crossroads

Did you know what you wanted to be when you were growing up? From footballers to film stars to astronauts, we set our sights high when we’re young – but many of us go down altogether different paths when we do finally get into work. In fact, around half of the UK workforce today worry … Read more

Diagnosed with Depression or Anxiety? Here’s What You Need to Know


Mental health issues are thought to affect around 1 in 4 adults in the UK at some point during their lifetimes. Some studies suggest that rates of mental health issues are on the rise, although whether this is a side effect of our modern society or the result of better diagnosing, is still much debated. … Read more