Nurturing confidence and wellbeing in new mums

Who we are, what we do

A 10-week therapeutic group for new mums and their babies

Becoming a mum for the first time brings big changes to life and has lots of challenges! That is why MummyShock aims to provide a supportive space for women to talk, as they begin their journey as new mums, in a secure and friendly environment.

Our goal is to support new mums to grow in confidence, as they care for their baby-enabling everyone to get the best start.

MummyShock! is a partnership project between Release Counselling and Therapy in Brighton and Take Action Counselling in London. 

What our group has to offer 

The weekly group is topic based and information giving, but with plenty of time for discussion and sharing experiences.

The group explores how the challenges and changes new mums are facing can feel huge, but are normal.  We talk about birth stories, changes in identity, relationships, expectations, support networks and more- helping new mums feel they are not alone.

There is space for up to 8 women and their pre-crawling infants in each group.

Group dates and times

18 September- 27 November 2019

10.00am – 11.30am Hollingdean, Brighton 



 “ Simply having space to share my experience and recognise that others feel something similar has built my confidence and peace as a new mum.”

Naomi — Group member

“ The best thing a new mum could do! It was my saviour. Mummyshock is brilliant!”

Annie — Group member

“  I wholeheartedly recommend this group! It was open, honest, supportive safe and real, confidential with great moments of connection and humour too! It supported me so much! I met an amazing group of new mums and we’ve all stayed in touch. ”

Ali — Group member



Ellen Baldwin

07954 216995

[email protected]






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