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Cut adrift: Pandemic leaves 16,000 pregnant women and new mothers without mental health support

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Up to 1 in 5 women will experience mental health problems in pregnancy or after birth and two thirds of women will hide or underplay their illness. These figures can only be expected to have been exacerbated by the impact of Covid-19 and yet new research by the Royal College......