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
- American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Committee opinion: optimizing postpartum care. Obstet Gynecol. 2018;736.
- Rowan PJ, Duckett SA, Wang JE. State mandates regarding postpartum depression. Psychiatr Serv. 2015;66(3):324-328.