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Mother’s accounts of the impact on emotional wellbeing of organised peer support in pregnancy and early parenthood: a qualitative study.

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The transition to parenthood is a potentially vulnerable time for mothers’ mental health and approximately 9–21% of women experience depression and/or anxiety at this time. Many more experience sub-clinical symptoms of depression and anxiety, as well as stress, low self-esteem and a loss of confidence. Women’s emotional wellbeing is more at risk if they have little social support, a low income, are single parents or have a poor relationship with their partner. Peer support can...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12884-017-1220-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Name:
UK Department of Health
Grant:
Policy Research Program
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
28
Publication date:
2017-01-13
Acceptance date:
2017-01-04
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ISSN:
1471-2393
Pubs id:
pubs:668645
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uuid:0ce4cde3-006a-4744-8d1a-054086c02a2a
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pubs:668645
Source identifiers:
668645
Deposit date:
2017-01-09

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