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 programme cultivates community through a weekly peer support group regular workshops, and social outings. We foster collaboration amongst participants and build on our clients’ existing strengths, cultural traditions, and knowledge.
Our peer support programme includes:
- Parent & baby peer support group
Our weekly parent and baby peer support group provides participants with a safe and inclusive space to meet and build strong, supportive networks with other parents. Parents can enjoy a warm cuppa, with plenty of toys and activities to keep wee ones entertained!
- Regular workshops
The focus of our 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 host activities focused on improving physical and mental wellbeing.
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