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Perinatal mental health

Speaking at Pulse LIVE 2017, GP Dr Carrie Ladd takes you through some key questions on recognising and managing perinatal health problems

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Key questions on perinatal mental health

Module summary

Dr Carrie Ladd on the baby blues, prescribing for mental illness in the perinatal period and postnatal psychosis

Learning objectives

This module brings you the latest in managing perinatal mental health conditions, including:

  • When to suspect that 'baby blues' are postnatal depression
  • Which self-help resources to recommend 
  • How to safely prescribe antidepressants
  • How to counsel women with postnatal depression who are considering another pregnancy
Author

Dr Carrie Ladd is a GP and RCGP clinical champion for perinatal mental health in Oxfordshire. For more of her writing, visit drcarrieladd.wordpress.com
Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones, a GP in Stockport, Cheshire, asked the questions

Conflicts: none declared

Date module published
30/05/2017
Module due for review
30/05/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Good
Joanna Cleeton
22.06.2017.
Good overview
James Wilson
15.06.2017.
Good
Norman Gordon
14.06.2017.
VERY USEFUL
George Duru
11.06.2017.
Well written
Rami Messing
11.06.2017.