The study, which is the first of its kind in the UK, will provide insights into the experiences of military spouses during and after pregnancy. We hope that the evidence from this study will be used by the NHS, Ministry of Defence and military charities to evaluate perinatal care currently offered by health services to women in the military community.
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Researchers at King’s College London are carrying out a new study into maternal mental health in the military community. 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.