Perinatal mental health focus - having a sensitive and supportive conversation with women who are Whooley positive

Thursday, February 27, 2020 14:00 - 14:30

1:4 women have mental health concerns. 10% of all women will report as positive on the Whooley questions. Midwives have a crucial role to play regarding appropriate and sensitive questioning to explore emotional wellbeing and potential contributing factors. This presentation will focus on midwives appropriate response and questions to ask.

Professor Emeritus Debbie Carrick-Sen, Professor Emeritus of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Birmingham