Welcome to the Faculty of Perinatal Psychiatry Conference 2020

Conference booklet

The conference booklet is available to download (PDF).

Conference programme

The conference programme is available to download (PDF).


This conference is eligible for up to 6 CPD hours per day, subject to peer group approval.

Social Media

If you wish to tweet about the conference use @RCPsychPeri #peripsych2020


 Certificates of attendance will be emailed to delegates after the conference.


All comments received remain confidential and are viewed in an effort to improve future meetings.


After the conference speaker presentations will be made available, with kind permission of the speakers, and are intended for use only by the delegates that attended the meeting.

How environment and neurobiology interact to increase the risk of postpartum psychosis symptoms - Professor Paola Dazzan (PDF)

The impact of depression on the mother - infant dyads: going beyond the perinatal period - Professor Carmine Pariante (PDF)

How safe are psychotropics in pregnancy - Dr Angelika Wieck (PDF)

Challenges and opportunities of the COVID-19 pandemic for perinatal mental health care in the UK - Dr Claire Wilson (PDF)

'The Journey': A historical perspective of the development of perinatal mental health services - Dr Margaret Oates (PDF)

Born into care - Stemming the tide of infant entry to care: the mental health imperative - Professor Karen Broadhurst (PDF)

LGBT+ parent families and perinatal mental health care - Lucy Warwick-Guasp (PDF)


Watch on demand

  • Once the conference has taken place live, you will receive links to watch the conference  sessions on demand.
  • To access the recordings you will be required to enter your name, email address and a password.
  • This is unique to you as a registered delegate so please do not share the recording links.