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A new perinatal mental health service

Devon Partnership has developed a dedicated perinatal mental health service to help women concerned about their mental wellbeing during pregnancy.

Maternity Services | Primary Care | Secondary Care
Unique ID: REFR0063

Caption: A woman and baby. Mother in a perinatal care unit receiving support after the birth of a baby. Holding the baby in her arms. Creche. 

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Improving early support in pregnancy

Hampshire Perinatal Mental Health Service improved outcomes for pregnant women by establishing a service that provides early support and information.

Maternity Services | Primary Care | Secondary Care
Unique ID: 399BAB 

Caption: The post delivery ward on a maternity unit. Postnatal care. A new born baby lying on a bed. grasping the finger of an adult hand. Reflex action. 

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Awareness of perinatal mental health

People with lived experience and professionals across Gloucester worked together to increase awareness of mental health problems during and after pregnancy. They set out to change the way agencies work together to deliver perinatal services and to improve the information, support and treatment available.

Maternity Services | Primary Care | Secondary Care
Unique ID: REFR0400

Caption: Continence specialist (manager) talking with female outpatient.Continence clinic

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Mapping perinatal mental health needs

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust developed a tool for estimating the need for perinatal mental health services in an ethnically and culturally diverse part of the UK.

Maternity Services | Primary Care | Secondary Care