Perinatal Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is an anxiety disorder which can affect women at any time of life. When this happens in pregnancy or after birth it is called Perinatal Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (or perinatal OCD).
Click on the links below for more information about symptoms, care and treatment.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists
Information about Perinatal OCD symptoms, care and treatment.
There is a separate leaflet about
perinatal OCD for carers
Information about Perinatal OCD symptoms, care and treatment
Peer support by phone skype or email
Information about OCD symptoms, care and treatment
Perinatal OCD support group
Videos of women's experiences of mental health problems in pregnancy and after birth including OCD