Mother and baby units provide vital support in perinatal mental healthcare
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Mother and baby units provide vital support in perinatal mental healthcare

Joanna Bacon Freelance journalist

In February, NHS England announced a £323 million additional investment for specialist services

Having a baby is often described as a time of joy and hope and, fortunately for many families, it is just that. But for women who develop a perinatal mental illness, the experience can be very different.

Mental Health Practice. 21, 7, 8-9. doi: 10.7748/mhp.21.7.8.s8

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