When Yvonne arrived in Glasgow six months pregnant, she felt totally alone. Thankfully, that changed when she connected with Amma Birth Companions. Through Amma, Yvonne gained the support of a
Our Amma Family peer support programme supports our clients to develop friendships, increase confidence, build parenting skills, and have fun.
Our peer support programme includes:
- Parent & baby drop-in sessions (every Wednesday, 11:00 am-3:00 pm)
Our drop-in parent and baby group provides participants with a safe and inclusive space to meet and build strong, supportive networks with other parents.
- Monthly workshops
The focus of our monthly workshops are determined by Amma Family participants. Subject matter experts are invited to teach everything from infant first aid to baby massage and more.
- Social outings
Group outings take place in family-friendly settings in and around Glasgow. This helps to foster connections amongst participants and creates opportunities for parents to explore Glasgow and the surrounding areas.
- Wellbeing activities
We run weekly activities focused on improving physical and mental wellbeing, including pre and postnatal yoga, postnatal fitness classes, and a gardening group.
2020 has been a difficult year. When the business of normal life came to a stop, many people struggled with feelings of isolation—especially those with new babies. For mothers like