Perinatal Anxiety

 There are several different anxiety disorders which can affect women both during pregnancy and post birth these include:

  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder,

  • Panic Disorder

  • Phobias

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (see OCD page)

Anxiety is common in pregnancy and the postnatal period. For more information about anxiety symptoms and treatments click on the icons in the boxes below: 

Tommy's Charity


  • Information about anxiety in pregnancy and after birth - symptoms and treatment. 

  • Video of women's experience


  • Information

  • Parent supporters

No Panic

  • Information and advice about anxiety, panic and phobias

  • Support line

The Royal College of Psychiatrists

Information leaflets about different types of anxiety disorders and treatments

Baby Buddy

  • Videos about mental health including anxiety in pregnancy and after birth

Anxiety UK

  • Information about anxiety disorders

  • Helpline

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram

The information contained on this website is not intended to recommend the self-management of health problems or wellness. It is not intended to endorse or recommend any particular type of medical treatment. Should any reader have any health care related questions promptly call or consult your physician or healthcare provider. No information contained on this website should be used by any reader to disregard medical and/or health related advice or provide a basis to delay consultation with a physician or a qualified healthcare provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor, go to the nearest A&E, or call 999 immediately. Menucha does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, doctors, therapists, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned in the linked websites. For any further information or enquires please contact

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