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Perinatal Mental Health Support (Pregnancy and Postnatal Mental Health Support)

Our services provides mental health support during pregnancy and for the first year of the postnatal period. We provide this on a one to one basis in a variety of settings.

You may have mixed emotions about child birth, pregnancy and your baby. This is completely normal and there is support available. These are some common signs that you should talk through with us, your GP, your midwife or health visitor.

 

Tearfulness

Being Irritable

Lack of concentration

Change of appetite

Fatigue or extreme energy

Racing thoughts

Feeling anxious and worried

Lack of motivation and interest.

 

Some women may also have:

 

Suicidal thoughts

Ideas to harm themselves

Intrusive thoughts

 

¨ Information about:

Anxiety

Depression

Self-esteem

Relaxation and mindfulness

¨ One to one support

¨ Likeminded people

Non-judgemental,friendly weekly groups.

 

Please feel free to contact the service for more information.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Cathy Wood
Contact Position
Perinatal Mental Health Practitioner
Telephone
01253 951225
E-mail
singlepoint.access@bfwhospitals.nhs.uk

Where to go

Notes

The service aims to provide a flexible service and therefore we can meet at a variety of location such as children's centres, the hospital and other places in the local community.

We also provide a mum and mins drop-in at Kincraig childrens centre on Mondays 9:00-11.

 

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Referrals can be made via your GP, midwife, health visitor or other professionals.

Please feel free to contact the service for more information.

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