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Midwives welcome steps to combat post natal depression

The Royal College of Midwives has welcomed plans to target areas of maternity care that are under-prioritised and under-resourced. They have also given their backing to similar plans attempting to offer more support to mothers who miscarry or give birth to a still born child.

The impact of a miscarriage or a stillbirth can be devastating for the woman dn her family and, post natal depression can be a crippling and sometimes fatal illness. Early detection and treatment is crucial.''

– Cathy Warwick, Royal College of Midwives