Supporting partners, families and carers

Supporting partners, families and carers

Healthcare professionals should take into account the needs of family members and carers of pregnant women and mothers with mental health problems. They should consider:

  • the welfare of the baby, and any other children and family members

  • the support provided by the woman's partner, family members or carers

  • how the mental health problem is affecting the woman's relationship with family members or carers

  • Information Standard