Discover a wealth of resources designed to help you support women and families impacted by perinatal mental health problems. Whether you work in healthcare, local or national government we hope you find what you need.
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MMHA and Centre for Mental Health Pdf, 587.1kb
Published: July 2023
With recent changes to local health commissioning in England, it’s important that all integrated care systems understand the crucial role they have in ensuring every new and expectant mother receives the right mental health support at the right time, close to home.
Institute of Health Visiting Pdf, 1.2mb
Published: March 2023
This evidence review was collated following a desktop review by the Institute of Health Visiting. The review includes key publications, policy guidance, toolkits, research and reports of families’ and practitioners’ lived experience. The focus of the review is “what does high-quality perinatal mental health care look like” for women, birthing people and their families.
MMHA Pdf, 1.4mb
Published: February 2022
Commissioned by the MMHA, this independent report presents evidence on the costs and economic consequences of different service options, focusing on evidence-based low-intensity treatment, if unmet common mental health problems are addressed within routine health services provided to women during the perinatal period.
CYPMHC X MMHA Pdf, 1.7mb
Published: October 2023
This joint briefing by the Maternal Mental Health Alliance and the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition explores the maternal mental health experiences of young mums aged 16-25. We gathered first-hand insights from young mums and conducted a rapid review of relevant literature.
None Pdf, 976.3kb
Published: February 2023
Many mothers rely on public transport as an essential means of accessing antenatal and postnatal appointments. This report, published by the Mental Health Foundation, looks at the modes of transport women and families rely on, whether their needs are being met, challenges or barriers to access, and opportunities for transport improvements.