Parenthood can be challenging and bring difficulties such as stress, anxiety, low mood or depression. You may experience sleep difficulties, relationship difficulties or find bonding with your baby or looking after your own needs challenging. Our experienced clinicians have prepared the resources below - to help you work towards a better you for a brighter tomorrow.

parenthood & Mental Health self-help

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Adjusting to big changes in life such as a new baby can be hard.

Read our top tips on adjustment here.

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Read our information guide on parenthood and how it can impact your thoughts, feelings and behaviours.




Listen to our information guide on parenthood and how it can impact your thoughts, feelings and behaviours.


Your mental health influences how you think, feel, and behave in daily life. Research shows that learning new skills can also improve your mental wellbeing. See for yourself, use the following resources to learn more about your mental health, it could be the best decision you've ever made. 

Useful Links


Heads Up was developed by colleagues in mental health and includes information about services across NHSGGC. It also provides information about common mental health conditions, what the experience may feel like and about ways to cope.


Provided by the NHS MoodZone offers information on stress, anxiety and depression through: tips and advice to boost mental health, self-help treatments, audio guides and a mood self-assessment questionnaire that helps to pin point the available resources best for you.

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A range of content designed to give you more information about mental health and to help you to look after your mental health. They have podcasts, videos, inspiring stories and information about getting help if you're struggling.