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COVID-19 And Mental Health In Pregnancy

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Staying ahead of the curve

COVID-19: Maternal Mental Health
During the Pandemic

About 30% South African mothers experience anxiety and depression during pregnancy
and following the birth.
 
The added fear caused by the coronavirus pandemic and the consequent social distancing
are significantly exacerbating the problem.
 

This updated programme provides:

  • Insights into the clinical care during pregnancy and post-natal visits
  • Guidance on the identification of at-risk mothers
  • Practical advice on management and referral for specialist support

Presenter
Dr Bavi Vythilingum
Specialist psychiatrist
Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital
Cape Town, South Africa
Convenor, Women’s Mental Health Special Interest Group South African Society of Psychiatrists

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This report was made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Cipla. The content of the report is independent of the sponsor.

 

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