"Every pregnancy and birth creates two windows of opportunity to improve outcomes –
one for the mom and
one for the child.
Unlike with many other issues, interventions that improve maternal mental health outcomes pay dividends across
two or more generations."
- The Perigee Fund, "Maternal Mental Health: An Urgent Priority"
If maternal deaths during pregnancy and the first year after birth are INCREASING...
And, the leading CAUSE of these deaths are a result of maternal mental health complications...
How can healthcare providers impact change to improve maternal outcomes?
Professional development for your practice, clinical team, healthcare agency or medical conference.
Training and Education
Develop support groups and resources to serve the needs of your population
Perinatal Emotional Support Program Development
Reproductive psychiatry consultation support for management of women's mental health conditions across the lifespan