It’s common for new mothers to suffer from postnatal mental illness, but only half receive the treatment they need. This can be fixed with some simple and low-cost changes to our health system.
We are the UK’s leading charity for parents, for your First 1,000 Days - right through your pregnancy, birth and beyond.
We’ll give you accurate, impartial information through our website and our much-loved courses and classes.
We’ll bring you together with other new parents in your community, to make vital and lasting friendships.
We’ll campaign on your behalf to change the things that matter to you.
Because we believe everyone can, and should, feel supported in becoming a parent.
Information for parents
From preparing for pregnancy to giving birth and the early years that follow, you can browse hundreds of free, evidence-based articles in our information centre.
When it comes to your pregnancy, we've got it covered. You’ll find everything you need to help you feel confident and reassured over the next nine months right here.
Courses and workshops
Antenatal and postnatal classes are at the heart of NCT. Our courses and workshops are a fun way to make new friends and pick up useful skills.
Find your local courses and workshops
Local activities and meet-ups
Our local activities and meet-ups can help you build up a supportive social network around you.