As expectant parents, there are many unknowns and elements that are out of our control. Although pregnancy and postpartum can be a joyous exciting time, it is not often a time free of challenges. Anxiety and depression are the most prevalent complications of pregnancy and postpartum. Early action is shown to have a positive impact on decreasing intensity and/or duration of symptoms. Having an understanding of some of the challenges you may encounter and thinking ahead about creating a team and having structures and resources in place can greatly reduce stress and anxiety and other symptoms.
Pregnancy and postpartum consultations include; assessing and discussing concerns, risk factors, resources, coping strategies, and options for potential future treatment. We will work over the course of 1-3 sessions to address issues during pregnancy and or create a postpartum plan for wellness.