Maternal Mental Health

Sep 16, 2022
Compared to the pre-pandemic period, the trend in new postpartum mental health diagnoses increased significantly in the post-COVID-19 period (0.06 percentage points [95%CI 0.01, 0.11]). Findings point to an urgent need to improve screening and treatment pathways for perinatal individuals in…
Aug 15, 2022
Viewers of this webinar will learn about broadening the standard of care that addresses not only clinical and medical pregnancy issues but also behavioral health concerns like peripartum depression and suicide ideation. Viewers will learn how awareness and assessment of social and behavioral…
Jul 19, 2022
Black women are three to four times more likely to experience a pregnancy or childbirth-related death than White women. The health and well-being of women on their maternal journey – before, during and after childbirth are critical aspects of equitable health care.
Jun 24, 2022
We expect that today’s decision will have practical impacts on hospitals and health systems, including on health care provided across state lines, EMTALA obligations, maternal health care, the clinician-patient relationship, medical education and access to care for individuals regardless of…
Jun 22, 2022
July 28, 3 – 4:30 p.m. ET | 2-3:30 p.m. CT Are you struggling with how to begin to discuss racism in maternal care?
May 31, 2022
In a new AHA Innovation Dialogue, AHA Maternal and Child Health Council Chair Lara Khouri, executive vice president and chief strategy and transformation officer at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, talks with SteelSky Ventures Founding Partner Maria Velissaris about where the fund, which invests in…
May 26, 2022
Webinar will focus on pregnant and postpartum women and their infants. 
May 18, 2022
The mental health bill includes AHA-supported legislation that would reauthorize and expand a program that addresses maternal depression.
May 12, 2022
Speakers will share women’s mental health resources and discuss national policy and stakeholder engagement.
May 6, 2022
HRSA will launch May 8 a toll-free hotline for expecting and new mothers experiencing mental health challenges.