The Kimberley Mum’s Mood Scale – a tool for identifying perinatal depressionThe Kimberley Mum’s Mood Scale (KMMS) is a perinatal mental health assessment and screening tool. It has been designed and validated for use among Kimberley Aboriginal women particularly during pregnancy but also after baby is born.
The screening tool:
- Assists professionals to understand a Kimberley Aboriginal woman’s experience and
- Assists in the early identification and appropriate support options for her, should she be experiencing psychosocial problems or symptoms of depression and/or anxiety.