Raham Project – Muslim and ethnic minority parents

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The Raham Project shares culturally sensitive information about all things related to pregnancy, birth and early parenting with an emphasis on maintaining and improving maternal mental wellbeing. They also advocate for the needs of people from ethnic communities.

The Raham Project is founded by Peterborough-based midwife Faiza Rehman. The Raham Project provides:

  • a safe and non-judgemental space for mothers and partners from ethnic communities
  • a maternity support network for ethnic mothers and their partners
  • awareness of the perinatal period, including a focus on maternal mental wellbeing
  • a platform that links families back to their maternity care providers so their care needs are being recognised
  • a means to help shape local services for the future, based on people’s experiences and feedback

Their website also has a Hub of information written by midwives, covering pregnancy, birth, early parenting, mental wellbeing, and baby loss.

You can also find events – online and face-to-face, and you can volunteer if you’d like.

Visit their website for more information.


How to contact

Where to go

Allama Iqbal Community Centre 157 Cromwell Road Peterborough

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