Baby

Support with Peppy Baby

Over one third of UK professionals feel employers are not doing enough to support new parents. The gender pay gap doesn’t exist until two years before a woman’s first child, at which point it opens and never closes again

76%

of new parents have frequent sleep problems

20%

of women (plus 12% of partners) experience a mental health problem whilst pregnant or soon after giving birth

17%

of women leave work for good in the five years following childbirth (and 4% of men)

39%

of women rated returning to work as ‘difficult’ or ‘very difficult’

Change your business for the better

You can take steps to help and retain staff by giving your people and their partners world-class support during pregnancy and early parenthood with Peppy Baby.

Tell me why

Why Peppy Baby works

Peppy Baby gives new and expectant parents in your workplace the opportunity to discuss the issues they face. And always with highly trained and accredited expert practitioners and consultants in areas like infant feeding and baby sleep.

Your employees get…

Practitioner chat

Practitioner chat

Instant messaging with experienced perinatal practitioners.

Anytime access

Anytime access

Articles and programmes at the touch of a button.

Complete confidentiality

Complete confidentiality

Room to speak freely in private, one-to-one.

One-to-one consultation

One-to-one consultation

A 45-minute phone or video call with a practitioner, if they need it.

What’s more, we are…

Inclusive

We’re here for everyone, whatever their age, whatever their gender, for your colleagues and their partners too.

Safe

We appreciate Menopause is a subject some people find hard to talk about. We make it easy, we keep it between us.

Trustworthy

No more fruitless Google searches or half-formed pictures. Our practitioners know the whole story.

Convenient

Your people can reach us on their smartphone, at a time that suits them. No time off needed.

Support for the long run

Peppy offers your people a variety of additional tools and resources to help their parenting journey:

Peppy Baby Community

Peppy Baby Community

Weekly-themed ‘camera-on’ events and group chats moderated by a team of experts led by Francesca Steyn, Peppy’s Director of Fertility Services and Chair of the RCN (Royal College of Nurses) Fertility Nurses Forum. A safe place where your colleagues can share their experiences in an informed space.

Specialist mental wellbeing support

Specialist mental wellbeing support

One in five women and one in eight men experience a mental health problem during the perinatal period. It’s why we offer one-to-one instant messaging with specialist mental wellbeing practitioners, so your people always have someone to talk to when they need it.

Live broadcast events

Live broadcast events

Each week we give Peppy users access to small-group events featuring expert practitioners and guest speakers talking on themes like ‘Preparing for Birth’. And for your workforce we offer a calendar of virtual live events for their training and education, on topics like ‘Supporting your return to work’. It’s all included in the Peppy plan.

I want this for my people

Why is Peppy good for business?

  • Peppy Baby support has led to astounding improvements in the mental health of new and expectant parents – an 88% increase in ‘normal’ mental wellbeing, and a 48% decrease in ‘possible depression or anxiety’
  • Our support goes further. In addition to mental wellbeing, we tackle key perinatal pressure points, including planning for labour, infant feeding, baby sleep, and pelvic health
  • Pregnancy and early parenthood play a key role in the Gender Pay Gap – organisations that are committed to closing the gap can only enhance their reputation
  • Offering pregnancy & early parenthood support will help your business achieve your cultural and commercial goals

Employer testimonials

"We all need human connection."

Jonni Learoyd,
Head of HR Operations EMEA
Edelman

Leading businesses are teaming up with Peppy to support women and men in their workforce during pregnancy and early parenthood. Let us help keep your business happy and healthy, too.

Join them