Assessment Tools and Support Strategies

These pages have been put together to further your understanding of perinatal anxiety, so that you can better support the women you look after.

This section is designed to give you access to tools you can used to help screen for perinatal anxiety (in both pregnancy and postnatally), and to provide evidence-based information about the strategies you can use to help women manage perinatal anxiety and stress (and promote wellbeing in general).

Assessment and Screening Tools

On this page you will find links to a selection of evidence-based screening  tools, developed by academics working in perinatal mental health. They are designed to help you identify symptoms of perinatal anxiety.

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Treatment Information

This page gives a brief overview of the possible treatment avenues that research has suggested may be effective in treating perinatal anxiety, and/or preventing symptom escalation for sub-syndromal presentations.

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