Infant Mental Health Awareness Week runs every June to highlight the importance of babies’ emotional wellbeing and development.
In 2020 the national campaign was being spearheaded by the Parent-Infant Foundation. Here in Bradford, a number of organisations collectively devised some activity to support the week and explore the theme – ‘seeing the world through babies’ eyes’ – with these key messages:
On Monday 8 June 2020, over 200 people attended a webinar with Dr Suzanne Zeedyk on the theme ‘seeing the world through babies’ eyes.
This thought-provoking webinar passionately explores the importance of connections and belonging for a baby, and how babies are born connected. Using engaging video and image content, she demonstrates the joyous connection between parent/caregiver and baby that builds trust and resilience, and shapes foundation of future healthy relationships and connection to their community.