Support for women
Specific support groups and information for women.
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service provides information and treatment for unplanned pregnancy including pregnancy testing, crisis pregnancy counselling, emergency contraception, abortion and sterilisation.
The Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) is an intensive support programme for girls and women up to age 19 who are pregnant with their first child and are sometimes facing a range of difficult circumstances.
We are the largest county in the South West and offer a wealth of opportunities for girls, young women and adults on a regular basis. We have units all over Devon offering weekly meetings, camps, holidays, activity days, social evenings, international travel, etc - all that we can offer is far too extensive to list here.
In Plymouth, expectant parents-to be can attend a free antenatal education programme called Great Expectations. This is a four week course consisting of a two-hour session per week, which aims to provide parents-to-be with useful information and practical skills, to help them feel more comfortable about making choices for their new arrival, whether it is their first baby or not.
Mum2mum Market is a baby and children's nearly new sale where Mums, Dads and Grandparents sell their outgrown items to other Families, for a fraction of the retail prices. Where mums sell to mums.
Military Wives Choirs provide a head-start for women in the military community to make new friends, connect with local communities and learn new skills in a fun and supportive environment.
Pregnancy Crisis Care (Plymouth & SE Cornwall) provides a free, confidential, and impartial counselling service to individuals and couples facing any pregnancy-related crises.