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Launch of YouTube channel and a global awareness video

A dedicated YouTube channel was launched on 22nd October 2017, called 'IFWIP website'. This channel aims to raise awareness of the importance of mental wellbeing in every pregnancy. This would also explore how we all can work together to achieve this goal. Mental illness can develop for the first time during pregnancy or after childbirth, even if the mother does not have any previous mental health history. Therefore, the information and awareness are important for every single mother during pregnancy, regardless of the outcome of the pregnancy. The first video (Perinatal Mental Health: Why should we address this in Pregnancy?) was...

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An event at the UK Parliament to raise awareness of Mental Health conditions during pregnancy & beyond

I am very pleased to announce that I have a great opportunity to organise the following event at the House of Commons (#HopeNov20): ‘Addressing Mental Health Conditions during pregnancy and beyond’ on Monday 20th November 2017, 1pm – 6pm, House of Commons (UK Parliament). I am very grateful to the following MPs who have kindly sponsored the venue: Mr Richard Harrington MP (Watford) Mr Tim Loughton MP (East Worthing and Shoreham) Mr Norman Lamb MP (North Norfolk) Background and aims This event is dedicated to all the mothers and their families affected by the Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) illnesses and aims at raising awareness on Maternal Mental...

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