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1st Annual UK Maternal Mental Health Alliance Conference

Join national and international experts in perinatal mental health in discussing the latest cutting edge research on intergenerational mental health. The conference is taking place in London on 13 September 2017. It is funded through a programme grant by the Big Lottery Fund.

The event will cover exciting topics providing valuable insight into the latest research on:

  • impact of maternal mental health on the foetus,
  • parental mental illness and its impact on parenting,
  • mental health and child development,
  • epigenetics and social development,
  • transgenerational transmission of mental health trauma.

Special offer for iHV members:

Special promotion of 20 conference tickets of £55 for iHV members (a reduction from £80 for those working in the NHS) and these will go on a first come first serve basis. 

International expert speakers include:

  • Mark Hanson, British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Science, University of Southampton
  • Sheila Redfern, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Head of Clinical Services, Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
  • Carmine Pariante, Professor of Biological Psychiatry, King’s College London & Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist
  • Susie Orbach Psychotherapist and author

Chaired by:

  • Dr Alain Gregoire, Chair, MMHA
  • Clare Dolman, Vice Chair, MMHA

Chair of the Organising Committee:

  • Dr Camilla Rosan, Programme Lead for Family, Children and Young People, Mental Health Foundation

Venue: Sir Alexander Fleming Building Foyer and Lecture Theatre, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ

Maternal Mental Health Alliance’s first perinatal mental health awards

Do you know a project which deserves to be recognised? Nominate it for the Maternal Mental Health Alliance’s first perinatal mental health awards:

  • Perinatal mental health education and training award
  • Anti-stigma award for perinatal mental health awareness raising
  • Perinatal peer support award
  • Partner involvement award
  • Big Lottery transgenerational service award


Let the work you do inspire others! Submit a poster on your work, services or research here.

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Event Details

1st Annual UK Maternal Mental Health Alliance Conference

One day conference


£45 - £250

Event Date

Wednesday 13 September 2017

09:00 - 17:30

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