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Chapter on Perinatal Mental Health

Jane has just completed a chapter on Perinatal Mental Health for a book by the editors at Cardiff University, currently entitled: ‘Foundations of public health’. It is proposed that the book, published by Sage, will cover sections on public health, health promotion and safeguarding across the lifespan. It is due to be completed in January […]

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Journal of Health Visiting

Jane writes a quarterly article for the Journal of Health Visiting.  The latest was entitled ‘The Sounds of Silence’ and discusses the silence during lockdown and how it is good for mental health

Lagos, Nigeria

The Team at Perinatal MH Training have recently completed an 8-hour training session with a Olajumoke, a Midwifery Lecturer in the Department of Nursing in Lagos State University College of Medicine.The four modules were presented virtually to a delighted Olajumoke, who hopes that the training can be delivered to other health professionals and those who […]

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Book Proposal

We have been approached by Jessica Kingsley Publishers to consider writing a book on parents’ perinatal mental health.  After much discussion, we have recently completed the book proposal and await their decision


Professor Lisa Segre of Iowa University and I have been assisting and collaborating with Pollyana Folador a Master’s student in Sao Paulo University, Brazil. She heard yesterday that she has been presented with her degree. Pollyana’s dissertation was ‘The Development and evaluation of an online course on empathic listening for nurses working with postnatal women’ […]

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Today is International Fathers’ Mental Health Day

22nd June 2020Today isInternational Fathers’ Mental Health DayI am proud to be on the same team as the awe-inspiring men who developed the day and have made it a global issue!Are you a part of it? Become involved and make a difference!Fathers get anxious and depressed too!Have you read our 5-star book? It’s increasing in price […]

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IMPORTANT NEWS!! PERINATAL MH TRAINING CIC PMH Training is now registered as Perinatal MH Training and has been accredited with a Certificate of Incorporation of a Community Interest Company Company Number 12682939 Now that we are a CIC, we are able to provide more services in training in perinatal mental health (PMH) to the community. […]

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International Father’s Mental Health Day 2020

International Father’s Mental Health Day 2020This year the International Fathers Mental Health Day falls on Monday 20th June, the day after Fathers Day. There is a stigma against experiencing difficulties in early parenthood for men.  Society views men as stoic, self-sacrificing, and above all, strong. While men feel none of those things as new fathers, they […]

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