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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!!!!

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Mar 13, 2017

Parijat Deshpande, High Risk Pregnancy - How to talk with your providers. In this episode, we discuss how we don't know what we don't know...That it's okay and necessary to ask questions, talk with providers, ask for needs to be met...why it's okay and important to ask questions...who can be an ally in the process...what kinds of questions can a mom be thinking about?

We are talking about how communication with the doctors or medical team can help manage stress and be supportive to the mental health of the mom.Check back on episodes 21: High risk pregnancy and 27: Bed rest.

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. Parijat is also a certified wellness coach, a certified stress management coach and a certified marriage educator.

Parijat is the creator and host of a Podcast called Delivering Miracles that is all about supporting women who are struggling to get pregnant, stay pregnant, and healing when baby comes home.

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