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Welcome to the Mom & Mind Podcast!

This podcast focuses on the Maternal Mental Health struggles related to becoming pregnant, being pregnant, birth and early parenthood. We talk about all of the stuff that you wish someone would have told you BEFORE you tried to be pregnant or have a baby. Postpartum depression is only part of the story.

The goal of this podcast to put all of this info out in the open. There’s no need to hide these very human experiences…so many people deal with these struggles. So, the podcast provides real life stories of moms, dads and family AND we will talk with experts, leaders and advocates in the field of maternal mental health and maternal health. You deserve to be informed!!!!

For more information and resources, go to www.momandmind.com

Oct 17, 2016

Parijat Deshpande - High Risk Pregnancy Wellness Expert 

This Episode is Part 1 of the high risk series with Parijat Deshpande who helps women through high-risk pregnancy. We will discuss what high-risk means and some of the associated risk factors, implications for mental health and we will talk about how to cope with the stress that can come with potentially difficult pregnancies.

Parijat Deshpande is the leading perinatal wellness expert who specializes in working with women during a high-risk pregnancy. She educates and guides women on how to manage their stress and anxiety so they can have healthier pregnancies, decrease their risk of preterm birth and give their baby a healthy start to life.

Parijat is a clinically trained therapist, a women’s wellness expert and an experienced speaker on the impact of stress on health and wellness. She has over 4 years of experience as a Psychology Lecturer UC Berkeley and is the founder of MySahana, a South Asian mental health nonprofit. Parijat is also a certified wellness coach, a certified stress management coach and a certified marriage educator.

You can connect with Parijat here:

Facebook: facebook.com/parijatperinatalwellness

Twitter: twitter.com/parijatdesh

Instagram: instagram.com/parijatdesh

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/parijatd