The Maternal Mental Health Alliance have commissioned Centre for Mental Health, with funding from Comic Relief, to conduct an urgent rapid evidence review of the impact of Covid-19 on maternal ment

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We explored the implications of extending health checks for babies to include a consultation about mothers' wellbeing
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What impact do fathers have on their children's mental health?
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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.
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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.
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Wanting the best for my children looks at the experiences of parents and how systems might work better to support families managing early behavioural difficulties.
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Parenting programmes more than pay for themselves through future savings in public spending, spread across a range of budgets including education, health, social care and criminal justice.
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Parenting interventions can dramatically improve children's futures but they must be made widely available, delivered well and targeted at the children who need them most, according to a report from Centre for Mental Health.
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Alyx reflects on the traumatic experience of losing her baby at full-term, and the impact of specialist baby loss counselling
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