​​Families (mothers-to-be and new mothers and fathers) may be offered sessions with a psychologist and help from a social advisor upon agreement. Families will get the offer when the department they are admitted to and the psychologist or social advisor finds it necessary. 

Referral to a psychologist is assessed on whether the psychological problems are:

  • Closely related to birth, parenthood, disease, treatment or recovery
  • Important for the future relationship between parents and child
  • Estimated to be alleviated or reduced through conversations with a psychologist.

Psychologists and social advisors serve the following areas: 

  • Infertility treatment
  • Genetic counselling
  • Gynaecology
  • Pregnancy
  • Childbirth
  • Motherhood
  • Premature babies.
The psychologist may refer the patient for support from other authorities, including psychologists in private practices.
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