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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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An economic evaluation which demonstrates the significant benefits of specialist counselling after baby loss
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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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Maria explains how the Maternal Mental Health Alliance are campaigning to support mothers and families during the pandemic
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Alyx Elliott shares how Petals are continuing to deliver baby loss counselling to parents during the lockdown
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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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It took Mark years to get the mental health support he needed after his son's traumatic birth
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