Ash explains how paternal OCD manifested itself before and after the birth of his children
What impact do fathers have on their children’s mental health?
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.
Perinatal mental health problems affect around one in five mothers. Learn more about what we’re doing and what still needs to change.
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.