The importance of perinatal maternal mental health has been highlighted by a new report into services by leading social care charity, Quarriers.
Thousands of Scots parents and their babies are unable to access treatment for mental health problems because of where they live.
The gender pay gap across Tayside and Fife has been laid bare with the majority of companies showing a disparity between the wages for men and women.
A popular resource for pregnant women and their families has been updated to include the latest information on perinatal mental health support.
Women experiencing mental health problems while pregnant, or as a new mother, should be able to access better treatment after the Scottish Government announced a £50 million cash boost for services.
Expectant mothers will be given extra support through a range of new measures designed to transform maternity and neonatal services across Scotland.
The Scottish Government started taking applications for the Best Start grant - which provides eligible families with £600 after the birth of their first child and £300 after the birth of any later children - on December 10 last year.
Bereaved parents have led a fundraising drive to create new maternity unit family rooms to help people coping with the death of a baby.
A new project to help parents and children form stronger relationships and overcome challenges has secured almost £95,000 of funding over the next two years.
A North-east health board has announced a six-month pilot scheme to raise awareness of drinking alcohol during pregnancy.