Hospital Recommendations

  • Modify birth class curriculum to address maternal mental health disorders, symptoms, risk factors, and prevention tips.
  • Provided resource information at discharge, including any local support groups and treatment providers.
  • Work to protect sleep during the times surrounding delivery.
  • Train all staff who interact with pregnant and new moms on signs and symptoms of trauma and maternal anxiety and depression.
  • Consider implementing the MedEd PPD care pathways algorithm: