BAPM (British Association of Perinatal Medicine) logo

The British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) is a charity whose vision is for every baby and their family in Britain to receive the highest standard of perinatal care.

Established in 1976, BAPM are a membership organisation representing over 1700 professionals that work in perinatal care including neonatal and obstetric doctors, nurses, ANNPs, midwives, managers and allied health professionals.


Their 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

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

Working collaboratively

BAPM advocate a collaborative approach, where all health professionals working together provides the safest and most effective service for babies and families.

Trust and Transparency

BAPM believe in maintaining the highest standards of integrity and quality in delivering work on behalf of members, 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

Find out more by visiting BAPM's website.