PANDAS Foundation are delighted to be supporting The Good Practice of Care for Women with Mental Health Conditions during Pregnancy Conference, being organised and Chaired by Mr Raja Gangopadhyay, Consultant Obstetrician, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
The conference aims at enriching attendees knowledge of Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) conditions, and lecturing experts will be covering :
– Overviewing mental health problems in the perinatal period,
– The effects of maternal mental health conditions on fetus and pregnancy outcomes,
– Interventions to mitigate risks and Care Planning in pregnancy.
– Principles of using the medication in the pregnancy and breastfeeding.
– Tokophobia and traumatic birth.
The conference is being held on the 23th June from 9-5pm at the International Hotel, Wembley, London with all proceeds from the conference being donated to PANDAS Foundation.
PANDAS Foundation has been providing peer to those directly and indirectly affected by pre and post natal depression since 2012. PANDAS service users are supported by volunteers through a dedicated helpline, local support groups, email support and closed Facebook groups. The majority of volunteers have had first or secondhand experience of these terrible illnesses and now having recovered, are passionate about giving their time to help support those going through similar circumstances.
Volunteers, providing peer support are trained in peer support and safeguarding protocols and are fully DBS checked.
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