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Perinatal Mental Health Study

Women who have a serving partner in the military not only have to deal with pregnancy, they must also manage additional pressures associated with military life, such as frequent relocation and family separation. However, we know very little about what pregnancy and early motherhood is like for UK military spouses and partners, with the majority of available evidence coming from the US. 
 
This important research will help us to understand and improve the care offered by health services to military mums, including military spouses and serving women. The study is being supported by the Naval Families Federation (NFF), Army Families Federation (AFF) and RAF Families Federation (RAFFF) and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).  
 
The project launched in January 2020 with an online survey. If you are pregnant or up to 12 months postnatal and have a partner in the Navy, Army or RAF, you may be eligible to take part.
 
To find out more head to https://www.kcmhr.org/wow-study/ or email wowstudy@kcl.ac.uk to register your interest in taking part. 
 
You can also follow the study on social media at:   
Facebook: @Wowstudykcl 
Twitter: @wow_study  
Instagram: @TheWoWStudy 
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