COVID-19 Perinatal Mental Health Resources - The International Marce Society for Perinatal Mental Health

COVID-19 Perinatal Mental Health Resources

On behalf of the leadership of the International Marcé Society, we are very conscious of the need to support clinicians and families in this challenging time. We strive to use our platform to share high quality information in an organized and accessible way. Please find evidence-based mental health guidance and resources for clinicians and researchers by clicking on the categories below:

Additional resources for families are available through our partner, Perinatal Mental Health Treatment


Academic Articles

Good practices in perinatal mental health during COVID pandemic: A Report from Task-Force RISEUP-PPD COVID-19
Clinica y Salud Investigación Empírica en Psicología
Published November 3, 2020

Challenges and opportunities of the COVID-19 pandemic for perinatal mental health care: a mixed methods study of mental health care staff
medRxiv
Pre-print, published October 2020

COVID-19-related anxiety and concerns expressed by pregnant and postpartum women—a survey among obstetricians
Archives of Women’s Mental Health
Published August 25, 2020

Evaluation for SARS-CoV-2 in Breast Milk From 18 Infected Women
JAMA Network
Published August 19, 2020

COVID 19 related Psychosis as an interface of fears, socio-cultural issues and vulnerability- case report of two women from India
Psychiatry Research
Published August 2020

Rapid report: Learning from SARS-CoV-2-related and associated maternal deaths in the UK
MBRRACE-UK
Published August 2020

Effect of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on maternal, perinatal and neonatal outcome: systematic review
Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Published July 2020

Uptrend in distress and psychiatric symptomatology in pregnant women during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic
Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
Published July 2020

Perinatal depressive and anxiety symptoms of pregnant women during the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak in China
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Published May 11, 2020

Response to SARS-Covid-19-related visitor restrictions on labor and delivery wards in New York City
Archives of Women’s Mental Health
Published April 15, 2020

COVID-19: learning from experience
The Lancet
Published March 28, 2020

COVID-19: risk factors for severe disease and death
BMJ (British Medical Journal)
Published March 26, 2020

Managing mental health challenges faced by healthcare workers during covid-19 pandemic
BMJ (British Medical Journal)
Published March 26, 2020

Can SARS-CoV-2 Infection Be Acquired In Utero? More Definitive Evidence Is Needed
JAMA Network
Published March 26, 2020

Coronavirus: Recognising disenfranchised grief amid COVID-19
MONASH University
Published March 26, 2020

Management of pregnant women infected with COVID-19
The Lancet, Infectious Diseases
Published March 24, 2020

Communicating the coronavirus crisis
David Spiegelhalter/University of Cambridge
Published March 23, 2020

COVID-19: protecting health-care workers
The Lancet
Published March 21, 2020


Resources for Clinicians

Brazil/Portugal

Quando a vida não escolhe tempo para nascer
Grupo de Língua Portuguesa da Sociedade Marcé Internacional para a Saúde Mental Perinatal

France

COVID-19 Ressources en ligne pour les professionnels
Reseau Perinat Nouvelle-Aquitane, France

Germany

Schwangerschaft und COVID-19
Schwank Individuallized Psychotherapy

International

CBT Strategies to Improve Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic
World Confederation of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies

FAQs: Breastfeeding and COVID-19 for health care workers
World Health Organization

Italy

Psicopatologia in gravidanza e nel post partum durante la pandemia di Covid-19: una piccola guida (Italian) /
Psychopathology of pregnancy and postpartum during the Covid-19 pandemic: a small guide (English)
Società Italiana per la Salute Mentale Perinatale e altri

Qatar

COVID-19 and pregnancy Q&A
Sidra Medicine

Spain

Aspectos emocionales e impacto psicológico de la pandemia en la vivencia materna y en la atención al parto
Instituto Europeo de Salud Mental Perinatal

United Kingdom

COVID-19 review of national clinical practice guidelines for key questions relating to the care of pregnant women and their babies
Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth

COVID-19 guidance (professional resources)
Institute of Health Visiting

Guidance for perinatal mental health clinicians (Pregnant women and those in the perinatal period)
Royal College of Psychiatrists

United States

COVID-19 Mental Health Impacts: Resources for Psychiatrists
American Psychiatric Association

How Is the Pandemic Changing Perinatal Health Care?
Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies

Psychological Resources For Coronavirus
Psychology Tools

Coronavirus Resources for Early Childhood Professionals
Zero to Three

Telehealth Service in Infant Mental Health Home Visiting
Zero to Thrive


Resources for your patients

Australia

Resources for coping during COVID-19
Antenatal & Postnatal Psychology Network

COVID-19 Resources
Centre for Perinatal Psychology

Birdie and the Virus (multiple translations: Chinese. Farsi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese)
Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service

COVID-19 support
Gidget Foundation

Letter to new or soon-to-be fathers (multiple translations)
SMS Dads, University of Newcastle

Canada

Pregnancy, childbirth and caring for newborns: Advice for mothers during COVID-19
Government of Canada

Pandemic Pregnancy Guide via social media
University of Toronto Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

India

Coping with Anxiety and Psychological Distress in Pregnancy and Postpartum related to COVID-19
NIMHANS Perinatal Mental Health Services

International

How to talk to your child about coronavirus disease 2019
Unicef

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Advocacy
World Health Organization

Poland

PsychiatraPlus
Jarosław Jóźwiak

Qatar

Mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic: Arabic and English
Sidra Medicine

South Africa

PMHP Messages for Mothers in Response to COVID-19
Perinatal Mental Health Project

Spain

Letter to a pregnant mother during the pandemic/Carta a los nuevos padres durante la pandemia
Instituto Europeo de Salud Mental Perinatal

Letter to a mother isolated from her newborn
Instituto Europeo de Salud Mental Perinatal

United Kingdom

Postpartum Psychosis & COVID-19
Action on Postpartum Psychosis

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for children, families and professionals
edpsy.org.uk

Parenting through Coronavirus
Institute of Health Visiting

Families Under Pressure
Maudsley Charity

OCD and coronavirus
OCD UK

Evidence-based self-care
Parent-Infant Foundation

Parenting Through Coronavirus (COVID-19)
PATH

Supporting children and young people with worries about COVID-19
University of Reading

United States

Coronavirus FAQs
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

COVID-19: Questions Your Patients May Have
American Society for Reproductive Medicine

If You Are Pregnant, Breastfeeding, or Caring for Young Children
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Supporting Families During COVID-19
Child Mind Institute

Resources for Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Child Trends

COVID-19 Fact Sheet / COVID-19 in Pregnancy and Breast-feeding: Podcast
Mother to Baby, US

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

COVID Resources for Families
Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health

Helping Families in Time of Crisis
Zero to Thrive


 

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