Breakdown or breakthrough? How to support parents affected by mental health problems in the perinatal period
Without the right support, emotional breakdown can make it difficult for parents to love, nurture and care for their babies.
This series of 5 short films shows how to support parents affected by mental health problems to develop a secure attachment relationship with their baby.
Breaking down taboos and focusing on real issues, the films will give you:
- greater awareness and understanding of infant mental health
- increased understanding of working with babies at risk of emotional and physical harm
- more insight around how communications can break down in the most serious cases
- a better grasp of how early intervention can prevent emotional harm of babies.
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