Optimizing care and support for postpartum families may require policy changes.1
States are speaking out
A growing number of states have enacted policies to address the challenge of peripartum behavioral health needs.2
- Optimizing Postpartum Care. ACOG Committee Opinion No. 736. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol. 2018;131:e140-150.
- Rowan PJ, Duckett SA, Wang JE. State mandates regarding postpartum depression. Psychiatr Serv. 2015;66(3):324-328.