how do you know you need if you need a perinatal mental health therapist?
The most common complication of pregnancy and childbirth is perinatal (loosely defined as the time from pregnancy to postpartum) depression and anxiety. During this time, new parents face many changes, physically and emotionally. Becoming a parent can be a pretty stressful time – everything’s new and it can take a while to find your feet. Add into the mix difficulties with feeding, sleeping, or settling your baby and things can start to feel a bit overwhelming. If your anxious feelings are getting in the way of daily life, it is time to seek help.
The good news is that perinatal depression and anxiety are treatable and preventable. Therapy has been proven successful at actually preventing depression and anxiety. Watch Jada Shapiro, maternal expert, and boober founder share her tips to figure out if you need to seek the support of a mental health therapist as you are becoming new parents.
Need more personalized care? The experts on the boober platform are ready to help you remotely, or in-person when safe/in key locations, with mental health support.