Using action research to develop midwives' skills to support women with perinatal mental health needs.

@article{Madden2018UsingAR,
  title={Using action research to develop midwives' skills to support women with perinatal mental health needs.},
  author={Deirdre Madden and Annmarie Sliney and Aoife O'Friel and Barbara McMackin and Bernie O'Callaghan and Kate Casey and Lisa Courtney and Valerie Fleming and Vivienne Brady},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2018},
  volume={27 3-4},
  pages={
          561-571
        }
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The aim of the research was to identify and develop midwives' skills to support women with mental health needs during pregnancy, using an action research approach. BACKGROUND A review of perinatal mental health services in a large Dublin maternity unit revealed a high number of referred women who 'did not attend' the perinatal mental… CONTINUE READING