Project Report

Peri-natal evaluation: Maternal mental wellbeing, Quarriers Ruchazie



Lucas SE & Beetham T (2019) Peri-natal evaluation: Maternal mental wellbeing, Quarriers Ruchazie. Quarriers. Stirling: University of Stirling.

First paragraph: The peri-natal service at Quarriers was formally established in 2017 with funding from Comic Relief and the Tampon Tax Fund. During this period, the service has supported 371 individuals, including mums, dads, children and other significant family members. The service offers a wide variety of activities designed to support the mental health and wellbeing of the individuals who attend. Since 2017, Quarriers have delivered one-to- one sessions with women, provided 9 post-natal groups, 1 antenatal group as part of a pilot, and a drop in service that has been supporting 13 mothers and babies and will this year move towards a peer model support group. The centre also offers a baby massage group, which since 2017 has been delivered to 47 mothers and babies, with 3 fathers taking part. Additionally, all families accessing the service are encouraged to attend activities such as Growing Together, Book Bug and Funday Monday, if they wish.

Publication date31/08/2019
Publication date online07/08/2019
Place of publicationStirling

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Dr Tanya Beetham

Dr Tanya Beetham

Research Fellow, Social Work

Dr Sian Lucas

Dr Sian Lucas

Senior Lecturer, Social Work

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Peri-natal Evaluation

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