Voice of the Infant: best practice guidelines and infant pledge

Co-produced by a short-life working group, on behalf of the Infant Mental Health Implementation and Advisory Group, which is part of the Scottish Government’s Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Programme Board.


We would like to thank the following partner agencies for helping to co-develop these guidelines through membership in the Voice of the Infant Short-Life Working Group (see list of members in Appendix 1) and/or for providing good practice examples. Thanks also to Rach Barlee and Jackson Armstrong.

  • Parent and Infant Mental Health Scotland
  • The Promise Scotland
  • NHS Scotland
  • Art at the Start
  • University of Dundee
  • Dundee Contemporary Arts
  • University of Strathclyde Glasgow
  • Butterfly Baby Clinic
  • Children and Young Peoples Commissioner Scotland
  • Aberdeen City Council
  • Starcatchers
  • East Dunbartonshire Council
  • Home start
  • Bonding With Baby
  • Aberdeen City Libraries
  • Peep
  • Play talk read
  • Scottish Book Trust
  • Bookbug
  • Glasgow City Council


Email: pimh@gov.scot

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