The Importance of Mental Health in Pregnancy

On this episode of the Becoming Moms Podcast, Dr. Sterling sits down with reproductive psychiatrist Dr. Sarah Oreck, MD MS, to discuss the treatment of anxiety and depression in pregnancy. They dive into the risks and benefits of the most common medications and the different factors to consider when treating anxiety and depression in pregnancy. This educational and heartfelt conversation is a must-listen for those who want to prioritize their mental health throughout their reproductive journey!

Sarah Oreck, MD, MS, is a Columbia University-trained psychiatrist focusing on Women’s Mental Wellness. In addition to her expertise in general and addiction psychiatry, Dr. Oreck is one of a handful of doctors with specialized training in reproductive psychiatry. She runs a private practice in which she combines the most up-to-date medical treatments with talk therapy, meditation, and a whole-body complementary approach.

Resources:

Sterling Parents Membership – Sterling Parents

The Best FREE Pregnancy Class – 4 Ways EW Registration Page (thebestpregnancyclass.com)

Selfcare Rituals for Pregnancy Guide – https://www.thesterlinglife.com/pregnancyselfcare

Host: Dr. Christine Sterling, Board Certified ObGyn & Founder of Sterling Parents Membership

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