Dil Se: a Bollywood Musical Extravaganza to support the work of IFWIP

Please come and join us for a memorable experience: Saturday 16th February 2019 at Beck Theatre, Hayes, London (6 pm onwards) After three sold-out shows in a row, Eastern Euphony brings their fourth production Dil Se, a Bollywood musical extravaganza support the work of International Forum for Well-being In Pregnancy (IFWIP). We are grateful to Eastern Euphony for organising this wonderful musical evening at the iconic Beck Theatre, Hayes, London (Grange Rd, Hayes UB3 2UE). Book your ticket now Tickets pricing: £10.00, £15.00, £20.00, £30.00 Click here to book the tickets   Purpose The funds raised would be used to create a unique, world-class Pregnancy...

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An event in the UK Parliament to raise awareness of mental wellbeing during pregnancy

This blog has been written by the IFWIP Founder, Dr. Raja Gangopadhyay, Consultant Obstetrician.     I am very pleased to announce that I have a great opportunity to organise the following event at the House of Commons (#HopeDec10):   ‘Importance of addressing Mental Wellbeing during Pregnancy’  Monday 10th December 2018, 12.30 pm – 5.30 pm House of Commons (UK Parliament)   I am very grateful to the following MPs who have kindly sponsored the venue: Mr Richard Harrington MP (Watford) Mr Tim Loughton MP (East Worthing and Shoreham) Mr Norman Lamb MP (North Norfolk)   Background and aims This event is dedicated to all...

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Linos Muhvu joins IFWIP Board of Advisers

We are delighted to announce that Linos Muvhu from Zimbabwe is joining us as a member of the Board of Advisors. He is a very passionate and committed Maternal Mental Health advocate in Zimbabwe and beyond. He has sent us this brief overview of his journey: "I was born in Ndanga area in Masvingo Province, Zaka District in Zimbabwe. My upbringing was in a typical Shona village, with typical Shona values, morals, norms, standards, cultural practices, and entertainment. It was a culture I fully assimilated and was to use effectively to reach my destiny. In the process of soaking myself in my people’s way of life,...

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Mindfulness as a Shelter for New Mothers

About the author Rebecca Ryan is the author of Mindfulness for Mothers, a renowned Meditation Teacher and Pre and Postnatal Yoga Teacher from Australia. Rebecca also supports the work of IFWIP as a member of the Board of Advisors.   Mindfulness as a Shelter for New Mothers We have been warned by the popular media and psychology academics to “mind the hype” surrounding mindfulness and meditation. Any practice that has been lavished with praise and attention, as mindfulness has, is bound to attract criticism. And rightly so. It’s appropriate to test the veracity of claimed benefits of mindfulness, and also to...

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Free Online webinar on Mother’s day

IFWIP Founder, Consultant Obstetrician, Mr Raja Gangopadhyay would be taking part in the Online Webinar hosted by Hala Jawad. Hala is a pharmacist and the Founder of the website: https://askhala.com/ Hala also supports IFWIP as a member of the Board of Advisers. The Webinar would take place on the Mother's Day (11th March 2018) at 7 pm (UK time) and is aimed towards all members of the society including health professionals, parents, carers, campaigners and people from all walks of life and all around the world. You do not have to be a healthcare professional or working in the field of Perinatal...

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