Parental leave and pay alone are not sufficient in order to effectively support women, their partners and their employers during this huge transitional time in their lives, and careers.
"84% of employers feel it is in the interests of their business to support pregnant women and those on maternity leave."
Equality and Human Rights Commission
The long term cost of perinatal depression, anxiety and psychosis in the UK is £8.1 billion per year, the equivalent of £10,000 for every single birth with the majority of the cost being due to adverse impacts on the child."
The British Psychological Society
"There is strong evidence linking parental mental health and the long term development of children."
IPSOS Mori and The Royal Foundation
Effective communication and a 360º approach, during the pivotal time of becoming a parent, is at the heart of bump & glide.
There is a wealth of information and support on how to care for babies, but nowhere near enough on how to support women, at this life-changing time in both their lives, and careers.
People benefit from having knowledge, support and a feeling of being in control at every stage of this exciting, and sometimes daunting, journey.
Thanks to expertly structured sessions, bump & glide provides both individuals and organisations with the experience, skill set, support structure and transition development plan they need, to guarantee a smoother, happier and more productive journey for all involved.
Every woman deserves this standard level of care.
Every organisation should have the tools to support their staff effectively.