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Resource Type: Recommended Reading
Therapy Area: Reproductive Health

NICE guideline CG192. Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidance

This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating mental health problems in women who are planning to have a baby, are pregnant, or have had a baby or been pregnant in the past year. It covers:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Drug- and alcohol-use disorders
  • Severe mental illness (such as psychosis, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia).

The guideline promotes early detection and good management of mental health problems to improve women’s quality of life during pregnancy and in the year after giving birth.

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