Parents

Perinatal mental health problems have a long-term cost of £8.1 billion for each year of births in the UK.
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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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Ash explains how paternal OCD manifested itself before and after the birth of his children
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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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