Mental Health Support
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An estimated 10% ofwomen experience mental health difficulties such as depression and anxiety during pregnancy.
If you are struggling with your emotional wellbeing, you can tell your midwife or GP, who can offer you support and advice about treatments.
Talking therapies like counselling can be really effective. For some women, medications can be helpful (your doctor can advise you on taking medications during pregnancy).
You are not alone.
The Perinatal Psychiatry Team provides a service for women who are experiencing psychological and emotional difficulties related to pregnancy, childhood and early motherhood.