Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidance
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Depression and anxiety are the most common mental health problems during pregnancy, with around 12% of women experiencing depression and 13% experiencing anxiety at some point; many women will experience both. This updated guideline replaces NICE clinical guideline 45.
This Guidelines summary includes key priorities for implementation for psychological treatments, management of depression, and organisation of care.