Antenatal and Postnatal Mental Health
Publisher: National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health 2007
Number of pages: 369
This guideline has been developed to advise on the clinical management of and service provision for antenatal and postnatal mental health. It is intended that the guideline will be useful to clinicians and service commissioners in providing and planning high-quality care for women with antenatal and postnatal mental health problems while also emphasising the importance of the experience of care for women and their families and carers.
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