About 1 in 8 women experience symptoms of postpartum depression. As with other forms of mental health conditions, early recognition and treatment of postpartum depression can lead to better symptom management and faster recovery rates. Community organizations, public health professionals, providers, and other healthcare workers can use these Healthy Start perinatal depression brochures to reach mothers and birthing people in their communities.
Ensuring women and birthing people have access to the proper resources to combat depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy is crucial. Community organizations, public health professionals, providers, and other healthcare workers can use the new Spanish Healthy Start perinatal depression brochures to reach more communities.
Roadmap to Inviting, Engaging, and Including Patient/Family Partners in Quality Improvement and Other Related Initiatives
The Roadmap to Inviting, Engaging, and Including Patient/Family Partners in Quality Improvement and Other Related Initiatives provides a framework for effective engagement and inclusion of a Patient/Family Partner (PFP) onto a work group, advisory council, Quality Improvement (QI) team, or other clinical or health systems initiatives.
Lessons Learned from the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network
In our final report, we provide key takeaways and recommendations from our multiyear Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (ECCS CoIIN) initiative to improve early childhood service systems in 12 states to increase age-appropriate developmental skills among 3-year-old children and reduce developmental disparities.
This brief provides fact sheets on the key strategies and information influencers need to help more caregivers affected by depression access the supportive services and resources.
The following case studies highlight stories of three states that have developed successful systems for screening for maternal depression and providing appropriate follow-up treatment.
This issue brief will help mothers, families and family advocates understand the signs of maternal depression, the interdependence between caregiver-child health and well-being, and provides guidance on how mothers can connect with their pediatricians to get the help they need to heal.
This report provides the results of a national scan of metrics used by early childhood systems and initiatives to assess the well-being of young children and their families. Along with a detailed list of all metrics scanned, the report includes observations and recommendations about the state of early childhood data, an overview of common challenges, and recommendations about the most important opportunities to advance measurement and data use in the field of early childhood development and care.