Maternal and Child Mental Health

UW Medicine is committed to creating a world where every parent and child experiences warm, intimate and continuous healthy relationships. From neuroscientists who are unlocking the mysteries of infant brain development to clinicians who deliver innovative treatment, we are uniquely positioned to dramatically improve the health of mothers and their families in Washington and beyond. Investing in maternal and child mental health improves the mental and physical health of parents and children and is one of the best ways to lessen the occurrence of mental health conditions in future generations. Our interdisciplinary and collaborative work promotes parental mental health, child development and joyful parent-child interactions.

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