Maternal mental health and pregnancy complications (FULL)
Location: PHARMAC, Wellington
This overview will also include:
- Impact of trauma on maternal mental health
- Risk factors
- Assessment/screening tools
- Diagnosis and management options, including medication/referral to other health professionals.
Dr Sara Weeks
Dr Sara Weeks is a psychiatrist specialising in perinatal conditions. She works in both the private and public sectors in New Zealand, and is lead clinician for Lotofale Pacific Island Mental Health Service with the Auckland District Health Board. She is also involved in research on postnatal depression in Pacific Island women, and teaches perinatal psychiatry for the Post-graduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Auckland.
Dr Michelle Wise
Senior Lecturer, Dept O&G, FMHS (Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences), University of Auckland. Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Auckland DHB Lead Researcher OBLIGE Trial. Dr Wise is an active researcher & contributes to numerous publications including: Positive birth after caesarean, Evaluation of maternity clinical practice guidelines in a tertiary unit.
Audience: All practitioners involved in maternity care.
(This seminar is now full)
Last updated: 5 April 2019