Research and reports

You can find reports we have written plus external research on our services and other relevant documents. The evidence for doulas, best practice for peer support, eco friendly parenting needs and more.

Snowdrop service report on findings 2021 – our internal report following our Reaching communities National Lottery grant. Reporting the impact our Doula services has on women and families. Improving health and wellbeing.

Report into ‘The impact of a funded, free at the point of contact,
doula service in an area that ranks highly in the ‘Index of Deprivation’. UCLAN

– a external report written by researchers at University of Central Lancashire looking at the use of free doulas in an area of high deprivation.

Report on the National Lottery Community Fund Together for the planet project 2022-2023.

A literature review and survey of professionals working with birth mothers during and after care proceedings and removal of children from there care. This research looks at the reasons a child may be removed from the care of the birth mother. Also looking at what support services may be best placed to support a birth mother through this process in the hope to promote her own wellbeing and that of her child/ children. Click here to view.