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Singing Mamas: Why is a choir of mums being prescribed on The NHS?

Amazing Starts Here host, Sam Queck gets front row seats with the latest episode, where she meets the inspirational community based choir, Singing Mamas.

A group of mothers from Singing Mamas with their babies in a circle.

With a welcoming atmosphere and no need for solos or auditions, our host Sam Quek learns more about how nurse and group founder, Kate Valentine, started Singing Mamas a National Lottery funded choir that’s helped mums in the community to find connection, and a passion for singing!

Since the groups origin in 2010, they’ve partnered with the NHS to help mothers facing postnatal depression and anxiety with the first digital singing on prescription service.

By having a safe space for mother’s to sing and bring their little ones, the group provides a friendly environment which has helped members improve their mental health and confidence, as well as the incredible benefits the children in attendance have found.

Thanks to National Lottery players, more than £30 million goes to good causes across the UK every week, which in turn helps charities like Singing Mamas continue to carry out incredible work in their communities.

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