attention). Mental issues other than these are recorded in the database as ‘other psychological dysfunction’. Data extraction was carried out in collaboration with the Northern Eire Well being and Social Care Trustworthy Dealer Service (HBS).
Within the context of maternal mental disorders, fetal abnormalities may be related partly to use of prescribed 31 and illicit medication 32 with potential teratogenic results. For women with schizophrenia, the postpartum interval particularly can be associated with a risk of psychotic relapse 6 for which careful monitoring is required. Ladies with a history of severe mental illness