Learning from For Baby’s Sake has contributed to the design of a new Parent and Baby Star, which has been developed for parents who may need extra support during pregnancy and the first year after having a baby.
Triangle Consulting Social Enterprise Ltd have devised a range of outcome stars, which enable people to chart their progress when taking action and receiving support to improve their wellbeing and ability to make changes in their lives.
Their Parent and Baby Star was developed in collaboration with the Stefanou Foundation, East and North Hertfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group and Hertfordshire County Council. It covers themes including parents’ own mental and emotional health, their relationship and connecting with their baby.
As part of the development, For Baby’s SakePractitioners tested the star with mothers and fathers – the input from fathers was particularly valuable to ensure that the tool would resonate with both parents.