Review of the National Childbirth Trust Hidden Half report and GP consultation

We explored the implications of extending health checks for babies to include a consultation about mothers' wellbeingRead more


What impact do fathers have on their children's mental health?Read more

Falling through the gaps

Women who have depression or anxiety during pregnancy or in the year after giving birth are not having their needs recognised and not getting the support they need as a result.Read more

Costs of perinatal mental health problems

Perinatal mental health problems carry a total cost to society of about £8.1 billion for each one-year cohort of births in the UK. But the NHS would need to spend just £337 million a year to bring perinatal mental health care up to the recommended level.Read more