Churchill’s Babies

A global perspective on best practice in infant mental health. A one-day conference addressing the complex needs of vulnerable parents and their children.

A one-day conference featuring insights from Churchill Fellows and hosted by PIP UK in association with the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust,
Wave Trust, The Dulverton Trust and the Mercers’ Company.

Full timetable can be read in the downloadable PDF below.


  • Churchill Fellows can register for a free ticket by emailing
  • Non-Fellows can buy a ticket for £40 using the button below.




  • The Rt Hon. Andrea Leadsom MP (founder and patron of PIP UK): opening address.
  • Carolyn Blackburn: Relationship-based early intervention services for children with complex disabilities: lessons from New Zealand.
  • Jenny Griffiths. Evidence-based interventions for infants traumatised by domestic violence: Lessons from the USA and Australia.
  • Jill Domony. Learning from best practice in Australia: Developing Perinatal Mental Health Services.
  • Kathryn Hollins.  Learning from Norway: how Circle of Security Parenting can be embedded in health, childcare & social care to create healthy relationships.
  • Kerry Taylor. Parent Infant Projects in New York, NY: Early Years Prevention and Intervention.
  • Lyndsay Fraser Robertson. Keeping families together safely where there has been substance abuse: learning from America.
  • Nicola Doherty. Transatlantic tales - Enhancing outcomes for babies born sick or early via knowledge gained in Canada, America and Cork.
  • Shirley Gracias.  Horses, Courses, Compassion and Care - exploring infant mental health and men: observations from Australia and America.
  • Suzanne Smith.  Babies cry, you can cope: programmes to prevent abusive head trauma in the USA and Canada.
  • Yvonne Osafo.  Best practice in parent-infant psychotherapy: Lessons from Scandinavia and America.