In the U.K, 1 in 5 women develop mental health problems during pregnancy or in the first year after childbirth. Social isolation, post-natal depression and anxiety are common for new families, and access to effective help is vital. We help to tackle this in Dorset by supporting Babigloo, a programme that improves the mental health of parents, carers and their babies through music making.
Babigloo Music for Babies
(or Babigloo for short) is an approach to early years music-making for the very youngest children (under one year) and their mothers or carers. It is the brainchild of Jenny Gordon, a Dorset-based musician, who saw a need for quality musical provision to support new parents who were experiencing anxiety and low-level post-natal depression