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HHS Annual Report 2021

2020/21 has been an amazing year for HHS. Our ongoing committment to provide local
pregnancy, birth and postnatal services has enabled us to work and connect with over 200 mums in South Manchester alone whilst offering a range of support programmes to individuals and groups.

Our doula services have continued to demonstrate the highest quality of person centred support for women from African, Caribbean and Asian backgrounds through projects such as Minding Her Space, a project aimed to providing peer support for black mums in Manchester, our open workshops which have included Womb Wellness, Yoga, Mindfulness and Birth Education.

This year, we have been able to support 70% of women from the Black community and 30% of women from the Asian community. Our collaborations with organisations such as ACCG and Maternity Voices Partnership has helped to strengthen our profile and raise further awareness thus creating additional support through signposting to enhance womens experiences in childbirth. Throughout the pandemic we have continued to give these women a safe space to continue on their
nurturing journey.