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Maternal Mental Health Scotland
For those affected
How can pregnancy affect my mental health?
What is postnatal depression?
Why is this happening to me?
How can I support her?
What is postpartum psychosis?
What will happen if I need help?
If I need medical advice, who do I contact?
Who will be helping us?
What’s a Mother and Baby Unit like?
What if I have had mental health problems in the past?
Links to ongoing support for women, partners and families
News and Events
Separated at birth – Article from British Medical Association
24 August 2018
Perinatal Managed Clinical Network Conference – 4 June 2018, Edinburgh
5 June 2018
Debate on Perinatal Mental Health – Scottish Parliament, 17 May 2018
17 May 2018
Presentations from Maternal Mental Health Scotland conference – 14 May 2018
15 May 2018
Babies At The Heart of Improving Mental Health
30 April 2018
Blog by Clare Thompson, MMHS Change Agent & Trustee
19 April 2018
Press Release – Scotland Lags Behind Other Parts Of UK When It Comes To Caring For Mothers With Maternal Mental Illness
19 April 2018
2018 Revised Version of Ready Steady Baby
3 April 2018
BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour – Feature on long-term impact of postnatal depression
27 February 2018
The hero mums pushing Scotland to do more to tackle perinatal depression – Article from Glasgow Live
23 February 2018