Forging Families is a registered charity (no. 1169482) that works to support, inform and act as a voice for Sheffield families. We work alongside Sheffield MSLC, Sheffield maternity services, Sheffield Public Health, the Health visiting team and the CCG to further improve services for the families of Sheffield.
We support and promote health and well-being for Sheffield families during pregnancy, birth and the first years. Our infographics educate families and the community on key maternity areas and services, with words of advice from parents to parents.
We support families in Sheffield in this perinatal period, acting upon their feedback and using it to offer support that is needed and will be used. We are a key voice in understanding changing needs and acknowledging the different needs of those within our local communities.
We inform and educate families and also the community on key maternity issues with a leading focus on perinatal mental health. We raise awareness and offer signposting to help so parents can access the wide level of help that is available in Sheffield but often unknown.