OXPIP clinical team are specialists in parent-infant work. They focus on the relationship between parent and baby, observing the interaction to encourage the development of a strong and loving attachment. Parents get in touch for a variety of reasons which may include post natal depression, a baby that struggles to sleep or feed, anxieties about parenthood or a difficult birth experience. There may also be issues from the parent’s past or from the transition to parenthood which affects the relationships now they are parents themselves.
OXPIP also offer training and consultancy to professionals on attachment theory and infant mental health, and work with others locally and nationally to promote the importance of very early intervention within policy and practice.