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Maternal OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ('OCD') during and after pregnancy has, until recently, received very little research attention. Recent studies however suggest that OCD is more common at this time than at any other. Some people develop OCD for the first time, whilst others find that pre-existing symptoms worsen. Maternal OCD, a charity co-founded by two mothers who have experienced and recovered from extreme perinatal OCD, has launched a new website, which includes information about research and tools and resources for mums with perinatal OCD as well as for professionals: