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Antenatal and postnatal mental health
|Guidance ID||NICE 'do not do' recommendation||Interventions|
|CG45||Psychosocial interventions (for example, group psychoeducation) designed specifically to reduce the likelihood of developing a mental disorder during pregnancy for the postnatal period should not be part of routine antenatal and postnatal care.||psychosocial interventions (for example, group psychoeducation)|
|CG45||Single-session formal debriefing focused on the birth should not be routinely offered to women who have experienced a traumatic birth. However, maternity staff and other healthcare professionals should support women who wish to talk about their experience, encourage them to make use of natural support systems available from family and friends, and take into account the effect of the birth on the partner.||single-session formal debriefing|
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