Prosperity's Birth Companion: for pregnant BAME women living in Lambeth or Southwark
Prosperity's is designed to support Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) pregnant women in Southwark and Lambeth.
The Prosperitys' birth companions are here to empower, raise awareness and give practical & emotional support.
How it works:
Prosperitys pair trained volunteers with pregnant woman from pregnant, birth and up to 6 month after birth.
The volunteers will spend 2/3 hours per week with the expectant mum.
The service is tailored to mum's needs, and can include:
- Help prepare for birth
- Breastfeeding support
- Accompany expectant mums to Antenatal Appointment
- Monthly goal setting
- Home visit
- Weekly catch up (phone, email or face to face)
- Engage mums with services in the community (child centre, library etc)
- Building rapport during and after birth, and more.
For more information, and to apply for this supprt, please get in touch with them!