Issues to consider when deciding on treatment and what to discuss with women, managing a new episode of depression in pregnant women or during the postnatal period, managing women with depression who become pregnant, when to refer, what to consider before prescribing an antidepressant in pregnancy or in the antenatal or postnatal periods, the follow-up required
Optional quiz to assess learning goals from the course
During this module you will learn:
What to consider and what to discuss with women when making treatment decisions for depression in the perinatal period.
How to manage new episodes of depression in women who are pregnant or in the postnatal period.
How to manage a woman being treated for depression who becomes pregnant.
When to refer or seek specialist advice.
What to consider before prescribing antidepressants.
About the follow-up required for women with depression in the antenatal or postnatal periods.