Our 8 week study is currently open for enrolment.
If you are pregnant, or are the partner/support person of someone who is, you are eligible for this study.
You get free support from a range of professionals including a midwife, nutritionist, lactation consultant, lawyer, and expert in paternal mental health.
Do you want to reduce morning sickness and wish there was a nutritionist on hand to provide answers? Or perhaps you want to learn about you and your partners leave options in an accessible, easy to understand format? Or maybe you simply want your questions answered without having to wait for your next midwifery appointment? All of this (and much more) will be available to you.
In exchange, we will ask you to complete 3 short questionnaires. One at the beginning, one in the middle, and one at the end of the study.
Sound good? Register your interest by submitting your email and due date in the pop up form that will appear when you scroll to the end of this page or by subscribing to our newsletter.
Still unsure? Scroll down to meet our experts and read about the science.
Meet the Experts
We are going to be exploring three key themes around parental self efficacy, support, and language.
Or, in other words, looking at the question “how does this hub, and the support that this hub provides through its range of experts, make a difference to the women and families that use it?”.
We know that at least 1 in 5 people experience mental health illness either in pregnancy or in the first year of their child’s life. We also know that providing support can improve health, experiences, and outcomes during the transition into parenthood, and our research aims to add to this body of evidence.
We will be running the study as a randomised control trial, so the group will be randomly split in two, with one half having access to the hub for the entire 8 weeks, and one having access for 4 weeks. We are doing it this way as this is seen as the Gold Standard of research methods and we want our results to be both of a high quality and really useful.
With quality in mind, we are working with a fantastic researcher, Stella Alexandrova, from the University of Liverpool who is currently completing her PhD.
If you would like to be a part of this study, please submit your details in the pop up form that will appear when you scroll to the bottom of this page or subscribe to the newsletter.
Still unsure? Scroll down to meet our researcher and hear what others have to say about our hub.
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