Resources

Category: Trauma-informed working

Trauma-informed care in the perinatal period

A good practice guide to support implementation of trauma-informed care in the perinatal period
22 Feb 2021

Supporting midwives to address the needs of women experiencing severe and multiple disadvantage

Position Statement from the Royal College of Midwives
23 Nov 2020

Trauma-informed work with people in contact with the criminal justice system

This article examines trauma-informed working within a criminal justice context. It forms part of a series from Clinks, created to develop a far-reaching and accessible evidence base covering the most common types of activity undertaken within the criminal justice system.

15 Sep 2020

Adverse Childhood Experiences

What we know, what we don’t know, and what should happen next
1 Feb 2020

The Birth Charter Toolkit

A practical guide to implementing the Birth Charter’s recommendations
12 Dec 2019

Nuffield Family Justice Observatory

Born into Care reviews December 2019
11 Dec 2019

A sense of safety

Trauma-informed approaches for women
4 Dec 2019

Engaging with complexity

Providing effective trauma-informed care for women
4 Dec 2019

Five Principles of Perinatal Peer Support

What does good look like?
3 Dec 2019

Holding it all together

Understanding how far the human rights of women facing disadvantage are respected during pregnancy, birth and postnatal care.
18 Jun 2019

Whole prison, whole person

How a holistic approach can support good mental health in prison
23 Apr 2019

Breaking Down the Barriers

Findings of the National Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Multiple Disadvantage
27 Feb 2019

Hand in Hand

Survivors of Multiple Disadvantage Discuss Service & Support
31 Dec 2018

The Women’s Mental Health Taskforce

Final report
19 Dec 2018

Promising practice from the frontline

Exploring gendered approaches to supporting women experiencing homelessness and multiple disadvantage
1 Dec 2018

Maternal Request Caesarean

Report by Birthrights on their research into Maternal Request Caesarean in Hospital Trusts around the country to find out how far policies and practice varied across the country. 

1 Sep 2018

A qualitative study of volunteer doulas working alongside Midwives at births in England

Study to explore trained volunteer doulas’ and mothers’ experiences of doula support at birth and their perceptions of how this related to the midwife's role. 

1 Jan 2018

Mapping the Maze

Services for women experiencing multiple disadvantage in England and Wales
1 Sep 2017

I didn't think we'd be dealing with stuff like this

A qualitative study of volunteer support for very disadvantaged pregnant women and new mothers. 

5 Jun 2017

Mothers’ accounts of the impact on emotional well-being of organised peer support

A qualitative study looking at the impact on emotional well-being of organised peer support in pregnancy and early parenthood.

5 Jun 2017

Caring to make a difference with vulnerable women

Study looking the impact of targeted support on birth-related outcomes and experiences.

4 May 2017

Motherhood disrupted

Reflections of post-prison mothers
2 Mar 2017

Joining The Dots

Report examining the circumstances of women who live in poverty, the nature and extent of violence and abuse experienced by them and the impact this has on mental health and quality of life.

5 Oct 2016

Taking forward women centred solutions

Publication focusing on ways in which women-centred approaches can be adopted to benefit local authorities, partner agencies and residents.

5 Jun 2016

Birth Charter for Women in Prison in England and Wales

The Birth Charter is a set of recommendations for the care of pregnant women and new mothers in prison.
26 May 2016

Hidden Hurt

Violence, abuse and disadvantage in the lives of women
5 Jan 2016

Enhancing Care for Childbearing women and their babies in Prison

This report examines focuses on Mother and Baby Units (MBUs) in women's prisons, and the services they provide to childbearing women in prison and their babies.

1 Nov 2015

Peer support during pregnancy and early parenthood

A qualitative study of models and perceptions
12 Oct 2015

Evaluation of Birth Companions’ Community Link Service

Birth Companions commissioned the McPin Foundation, a mental health research charity, to evaluate their Community Link service. 

1 Jul 2015

Peer support during pregnancy and early parenthood

A qualitative study of models and perceptions
5 Jun 2015

Women and Girls at Risk

Evidence across the course of life
6 Aug 2014
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