Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Complementary Therapies and Perinatal Depression

  • Nurses and other health-care providers—including massage therapists, chiropractors, and physiotherapists—need to educate persons about the collective body of evidence in complementary therapies for perinatal depression that is limited with inconclusive results and of low quality. There is a recognized need for larger trials to determine efficacy, risks, and benefits of complementary therapies.
Women and Children
Assessment and Interventions Perinatal Depression
Point of Care Resources