Our mission is to improve standards of perinatal care by supporting all those involved in perinatal care to optimise their skills and knowledge, deliver and share high quality safe and innovative practice, undertake research, and promote the needs of babies and their families.


Family Centred Care

We believe that involving families in care provision and decision making provides the best outcomes for babies.

Working collaboratively

We believe that a collaborative approach where all health professionals work together provides the safest and most effective service for babies and families.

Trust and Transparency

We believe in maintaining the highest standards of integrity and quality in delivering our work on behalf of our members, their patients and families

Strategic aims

  1. To help deliver high quality perinatal care
  2. To provide support and advocacy for perinatal professionals
  3. To promote research and innovation in perinatal care
  4. To provide advocacy for babies and their families 

BAPM Strategy 2021-24


BAPM working groups

BAPM working groups deliver specific projects, often developing BAPM frameworks for practice. Working groups are made up of BAPM members and external interested parties. Vacancies for working groups are advertised in the BAPM newsletter, on the website and on Twitter. Priority is given to applications from BAPM members. Find out about our current working groups.


Executive Committee

To ask a question, suggest an item for meeting agenda or engage with BAPM’s work programme please contact your representative or another member of the BAPM Executive committee.

To find out more email the BAPM Office

British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) is registered in England & Wales under charity number 1199712 at 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH.
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