Perinatal Mental Health - Information for Health Professionals

Perinatal Mental Health - Information for Health Professionals

Minnesota's Postpartum Depression Education and Information Legislation (Minnesota State Statute 145.906 ) requires hospitals, WIC clinics and providers that serve pregnant and new mothers to provide written information about postpartum depression - the info sheet and maternal wellbeing plan, these materials are available for all to use.

Info Sheet and Maternal Wellbeing Plan

Depression or Anxiety During and After Pregnancy Info Sheet and Maternal Wellbeing Plan
The requirements of the Postpartum Depression Education and Information legislation can be met by sharing this info sheet and wellbeing plan. These are available in English, Amharic, Karen, Hmong, Russian, Somali and Spanish.

For information and materials developed by the Postpartum Depression Screening Quality Improvement Project in 2016, please contact Maternal and Child Health Division: 651-201-3650 or health.MCH@state.mn.us.

This Postpartum Depression Screening Quality Improvement Project was administered by the Minnesota Department of Health, as part of a larger Adult Medicaid Quality Grant from the CMS, awarded to the Minnesota Department of Human Services. This project is was funded in whole by Federal money provided by the Adult Medicaid Quality Grants Program as defined in section 2744(c)(2) and 2745 (g) of the Public Health Service Act.

Screening Tools

For more information on screening tools and options for alternative languages refer to Mental Health Screening Tools in Different Languages.

Pediatric Visits

Screening at Well-Child Visits

Postpartum Visits

Training

Additional training for professionals can be found at these websites.

Updated Thursday, 02-Sep-2021 09:49:31 CDT