You cannot paint one defining picture of what it looks like to be a mum or write one conclusive definition of what it means. Children or no children motherhood takes many forms and different expressions. All are a creative process to form many amazing, works of art - or as we’d put it...works of heart.
Little Village has grown to be one of the largest ‘baby banks’ in the UK since launching in 2016. Little Village is like a foodbank, but for clothes, toys and equipment for babies and children up to the age of 5. They have supported 6500+ visits from families across London in recent years. Families are referred via a network of 1200 professionals such as midwives and social workers from 415 organisations. Little Village are a movement of parents committed to alleviating material child poverty in London and have a vision for every child in the capital to have the essential items they need to thrive.
Introducing Pregnancy Twinning
Pregnancy Twinning focuses on the most formative phase of a baby’s life; the first 1,000 days – from conception until their second birthday. The charity supports Mums and Dads from the UK to Africa with physical and mental health services.
Pregnancy Twinning provides life-saving support to expectant and new mothers through the first 1,000 days of a child's life. The charity works with families across the world from Malawi to the UK both practically and emotionally through a network of ‘Mother Buddies’ and professional psychotherapy services to help alleviate stress, anxiety or depression during pregnancy and beyond.