Parents

Perinatal mental health problems affect around one in five mothers. Learn more about what we're doing and what still needs to change.
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Sandra Igwe looks at the way racial inequalities can affect mothers' mental health
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How we can address a major gap in maternal mental health support through expanding the workforce, improving training and addressing inequalities
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Andy highlights the inequalities Black women face in motherhood and reiterates the need for systems which are designed for equality
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We conducted a rapid evidence review of the impact of Covid-19 on the mental health of new and expectant mothers, and the support that’s been available during the pandemic
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Maria explains how the Maternal Mental Health Alliance are campaigning to support mothers and families during the pandemic
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An economic evaluation which demonstrates the significant benefits of specialist counselling after baby loss
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Chief Executive Sarah Hughes wrote for #MHNursingFuture about the impact of a mental health nurse on her recovery from postnatal depression
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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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It took Mark years to get the mental health support he needed after his son's traumatic birth
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