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Resources and FAQs – perinatal

11th August 2022

On this page, you’ll find more information about perinatal mental health services in London, with answers to key questions about the service.

Maternal mental health in London

11th August 2022

As part of its commitment to improving Maternity and Neonatal Services, the NHS Long Term Plan outlined the introduction of the Maternity Outreach Clinics (subsequently renamed Maternal Mental Health Services) to: “integrate maternity, reproductive health and psychological therapy for women experiencing mental health difficulties directly arising from, or related to, the maternity experience”. The target […]

Mother and baby units in London

11th August 2022

Mother and baby units (MBUs) provide specialist care and treatment when a mother is suffering from a mental illness and needs an admission to hospital. These services allow for the mother and her baby to remain together, supporting their attachment and bonding, while the mother receives the care and treatment she needs to recover from […]