Empower families to support themselves.
Routine antenatal education co-delivered by peers and trained midwife educators, focused on the common emotional transition to parenthood across the continuum, and also including:
- awareness raising about PMI and infant mental health,
- non-clinical and non-judgmental support strategies for parents themselves/partners/family/other people
- how to access appropriate parenting and community supports, and clinical supports when appropriate
- promotion of peer support groups facilitated by trained peers who then perform a community navigator role