Mothers in care proceedings more likely to have pre-existing mental health problems, study finds


More than half of pregnant women in Wales at risk of having babies taken into care experienced mental health problems before they gave birth, a new study shows.

Lisa Harker, Nuffield FJO’s director, said the new findings showed the rise in care numbers is a mental health crisis as much as a parenting crisis
Lisa Harker, Nuffield FJO’s director, said the new findings showed the rise in care numbers is a mental health crisis as much as a parenting crisis

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