University of Technology Sydney

92674 Perinatal Mental Health

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This subject is based on a population health approach to perinatal mental health promotion. The role of the midwife in early recognition of protective and risk factors that impact on women's mental health and the development of their infants is explored. Students build the clinical midwifery skills required to work both in primary healthcare and within multidisciplinary contexts to support women's emotional and psychological health and wellbeing during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal year.

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Autumn session

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