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#SarahJaneArchibald @JacintaCordwell are speaking now about Neonatal access restrictions during the pandemic: Implications for infant, parental and staff wellbeing. They will cover the neonatal context, covid restrictions & what has been learned #bfconf Screenshot of title screen of Sarah-Jane Archibald and Jacin
.@JacintaCordwell: over 90000 neonatal admissions per year (about 1 in 7 babie born), 47% are born at 37+ weeks but may be admitted for maternal health reasons, need for surgery, jaundice, HIE etc. #bfconf
.@JacintaCordwell the challenges for babies, parents & staff are many. Babies are seprated, have mutiple caregivers. Levels of trauma, anxiety & depression are much higher for these families. Staff have less time & capacity to provide psychological support than they would like Screenshot of Jacinta Cordwell & Sarah-Jane Archibald listin
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1/N - A key thing 2 note abt lack of #Covid19UK clarity on #EarlyYears groups/classes provisions is that *cancelling everything is damaging everyone*. Blanket cancellations of things deemed non-essential r damaging new #mums, who can no longer be spotted if struggling, further..
2/n -The logic of "everything is 100% cancelled 2 protect everyone" is, in itself, generating new vulnerabilities, new gaps, exacerbating isolation & crisis 4 new #parents desperate to see human faces. #:Lockdown is eased, but these cancellations r still continuing, meaning...
3/n ...that lasting, indelible impacts r being left on all new parents, masking struggles damagingly. Blanket cancellations, blanket decisions that 100% remote/digital is OK for 100% people is a sledgehammer approach which is damaging numerous people. Instead - we need....
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Today’s #EQUIP #Perinatalmentalhealth training @MaudsleyNHS @ORTUSevents is about smoking cessation and helping people to quit smoking delivered by our amazing colleagues @MaryYatesSLaM #smokefreenhs #QuitSMOKING @HelenGalley @DrHKhalifeh @SWMH_IoPPN @TrudiSene1
Polycyclic hydrocarbons in cigarette increases metabolism of many psychotropic medication including clozapine
Smoking increases risk of anxiety and depression.
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10-20% of pregnant women experience depression and/or anxiety during the perinatal period. (peri=around, natal=birth). #MaternalMHMatters #PerinatalMentalHealth
Maternal prenatal stress has been associated with a range of negative outcomes in the baby.. such as obstetric outcomes (e.g. preterm birth, low birth weight), emotional outcomes, behavioural outcomes and cognitive outcomes. Review:…
The biological basis for this is still poorly understood. More research is needed in this area to help identify early markers (as well as protective factors) and to help inform early interventions to ensure the best possible outcome for the mother and the baby.
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