About 1 in 8 women experience symptoms of postpartum depression. As with other forms of mental health conditions, early recognition and treatment of postpartum depression can lead to better symptom management and faster recovery rates. Community organizations, public health professionals, providers, and other healthcare workers can use these Healthy Start perinatal depression brochures to reach mothers and birthing people in their communities.
Ensuring women and birthing people have access to the proper resources to combat depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy is crucial. Community organizations, public health professionals, providers, and other healthcare workers can use the new Spanish Healthy Start perinatal depression brochures to reach more communities.
Roadmap to Inviting, Engaging, and Including Patient/Family Partners in Quality Improvement and Other Related Initiatives
The Roadmap to Inviting, Engaging, and Including Patient/Family Partners in Quality Improvement and Other Related Initiatives provides a framework for effective engagement and inclusion of a Patient/Family Partner (PFP) onto a work group, advisory council, Quality Improvement (QI) team, or other clinical or health systems initiatives.
This issue brief will help mothers, families and family advocates understand the signs of maternal depression, the interdependence between caregiver-child health and well-being, and provides guidance on how mothers can connect with their pediatricians to get the help they need to heal.
The Spanish-language version of our popular video quiz to help physicians, nurses, home visitors and other public health professionals can prompt discussions around best-practices for infant sleep.
Founder of the Global Infant Safe Sleep Center, Stacy Scott, PhD, MPA and a team of experts compiled a list of tactics and examples to support infant safe sleep conversations.
This issue brief provides insight into the critical role family and patient engagement plays in improving maternal and infant health outcomes. By looking at how New Jersey engaged mothers in its efforts to improve postpartum visit rates, and thus increase new mother wellness, this issue brief provides a road map for using patient and family engagement to optimize interventions.
Creating your practice’s care plan template should be an iterative process. The key is to get started and then keep adding elements to the care plan and assessing to make sure you balance the patient and practice’s needs. This resource lets pediatric practices pick and choose items to include in a care plan.