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Thousands of women confront mental health issues in thriving community perinatal scheme

Thousands of pregnant women have confronted mental health issues before they become more serious thanks to a thriving perinatal mental health service in Devon.

Since it began five years ago the ten-strong Devon and Torbay perinatal health team has identified, supported or signposted thousands of women who needed mental health support.

In the last three years, 5,698 of the 22,715 women who gave birth needed the service. More ...