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Managing the perinatal health of women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

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In this interview Dr Svetlana Trmcic of St John of God Hospital outlines common issues affecting women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in the perinatal period.

Dr Trmcic considers factors to improve the mental healthcare of these women, involving the incorporation of culturally responsive practices, and the implementation of appropriate team care.

Questions asked in the video

  • Introduction 0:00
      • Can you outline the common issues that affect women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in accessing prenatal care? 0:06
      • What factors can GPs address to help improve mental healthcare for women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds? 3:37
      • How do you incorporate culturally responsive practices into your approach to managing perinatal mental healthcare for women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds? 4:41
      • How does a team approach to care benefit women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds? 6:54