Maternal Mental Health

Maternal mental health refers to all psychological difficulties directly arising from or related to maternity and reproductive health.

This may include those who experience:

  • PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) following birth trauma
  • Perinatal loss (miscarriage and stillbirth)
  • Severe fear of childbirth (tokophobia)
  • Infertility, IVF and difficulties conceiving
  • Perinatal depression / postnatal depression
  • Perinatal anxiety / postnatal anxiety
  • Post natal psychosis
  • Perinatal OCD
  • Difficulties bonding with a baby or child

Online support for Maternal Mental Health

Understanding and addressing the mental health impacts of matters relating to maternity early on is imperative. Our qualified psychologists, therapists and counsellors here at Counselling Psychology Online can provide specialist and bespoke therapy online for those experiencing all difficulties relating to maternity. To arrange an assessment session with one of our online psychologists or therapists, contact us here. Answers to the most frequently asked questions about our therapies, fees and online therapy can be found on our FAQ page.