The Hidden Half: Bringing postnatal mental illness out of hiding

National Childbirth Trust, June 2018

National Childbirth Trust  report that finds half of women experiencing mental health difficulties during pregnancy and in the year after did not have their needs recognised by health professionals. It calls for GPs to be resourced to ensure they make use of the mandatory six-week checkup to enquire about a mother’s wellbeing as well as the health of their baby.

Click here to view this report.

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