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Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy

What is Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy?

  • Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy assists pregnant women in moving beyond the physical dimensions of pregnancy to the emotional and psychological challenges they face.
  • Program materials cover theory, practice and interventions with reproducible handouts to use with the pregnant woman. 

How does Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy benefit parent-child relationships?

  • Research has shown that a mother's mental health and emotional state during pregnancy has an immediate and direct impact on her lifelong relationship with her infant.
  • In turn, the health of the mother-child relationship directly impacts the child's quality of life, possibly throughout the lifespan.
  • By helping the pregnant woman improve her mental and emotional state during pregnancy, we are able to increase the chances that she and her child will experience a healthier relationship.

Who should use Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy?

  • Professionals with health training and experience in the basic management of pregnancy including Public Health Nurses, Home Visitors, Midwives, Physicians

Is training required?

  • Training is not required though highly recommended. Our workshops are taught by experienced nurses with an extensive background in working with pregnant women.
  • Two-day workshops are offered twice a year in Seattle and also on-site. Contact the NCAST office for further information on bringing this training to your community.

"The training provides a wealth of information about maternal mental health and ways to intervene with clients. It is a program that nurses complete and can immediately put into practice . . . the interventions come ready for nurses to adapt as needed for his or her clients." - NYC Public Health Nurse Supervisor 

Forms to use with the Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy Curriculum:
 Pregnancy Assessment Form (to record identifying information, present issues, past history) . . . . .               Pregnancy Intervention Form (used to track client's completion of activities & goals) . . . . 



Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy

Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy

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Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy Program addresses a woman's psychological and emotional health during pregnancy. Program materials include a Theory and Practice book, an Interventions Book with CD and an assessment guide. Revised Edition - November 2013

 



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