Tag: perinatal

Tokophobia: best practice toolkit

30th January 2018

The pan-London perinatal mental health network’s fear of childbirth (Tokophobia) and traumatic experience of childbirth best practice toolkit. This toolkit offers best practice guidance about identifying and treating tokophobia. It draws on the current evidence and recommendations of a group of experts in the field. We would like to thank all the many people who […]

Perinatal patient leaflet for London IAPT services

26th October 2017

This information sheet is for pregnant women and new parents about support that psychological therapy services (IAPT) can offer. It has been sent to London GPs, midwives, children’s centres and health visitors to share with anyone who may need emotional support. It was developed in collaboration with the London IAPT leads and the London Perinatal Mental Health […]

Perinatal mental health services for London

26th October 2017

This guide has been developed to help commissioners understand the complexity of the perinatal mental health pathway. It outlines the necessary components of the perinatal mental health pathway according to how they are accessed and commissioned. The guide highlights key priorities for commissioning perinatal mental health services based on existing national standards and takes account of London’s unique challenges and demographics. It has […]