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Can you relate to any of the following reasons you may be feeling stressed, overwhelmed, depressed or anxious during this pregnancy from this list below? I can provide you with proven ways to turn down the volume on your racing thoughts and anxious feelings and teach you to feel calmer and more relaxed as you navigate your pregnancy and new motherhood. Learn how to enjoy this time, rather than spending it full of worry:
Read on to find out how I work with mom's-to-be who are feeling anxiety and stress in pregnancy using evidenced based counseling and therapy methods at my Hollywood Florida location (which is a 15 minute drive from Aventura). I also offer Videocounseling throughout Florida.
If you are like other pregnant women I have worked with, then you are probably worried about the effects of stress and anxiety during pregnancy on your unborn child. While there is research that supports this concern; there is also research that supports that managing your stress and anxiety can substantially minimize your risks and produce very good outcomes both for you and your baby.
Risks Associated with Stress and Anxiety in Pregnancy
Evidenced based counseling and coaching can help you develop tools and strategies to cope and manage with anxiety and stress in pregnancy and mentally and emotionally prepare for becoming a mom or adding to your family.
Everyday I help moms-to-be effectively manage and lessen their stress and anxiety in pregnancy. Together we develop a wellness strategy to decrease anxiety and stress during this important time. During weekly video-sessions, moms-to-be learn to effectively identify and cope with their sources of stress, manage their fearful/anxious thoughts, and increase their sense of calm, peace, and well being. Wellness Coaching & Therapy during pregnancy can be especially helpful for:
Recent research indicates addressing anxiety in pregnancy has protective factors related to perinatal mood disorders. As a mental health professional specializing in therapy for pregnant and new mothers, we can emotionally and psychologically prepare you for the challenges of birth and delivery and beyond.
Dr Laura Meyer, a Perinatal Mental Health Certified (PMH-C) psychotherapist, talks from her Hollywood office about the importance of finding effective treatment options for dealing with stress and anxiety in pregnancy while also lowering the risks associated to mom and baby! Evidence-based therapy can aid moms who are anxious and pregnant to feel calmer, more in control, and empowered about pregnancy, labor & delivery, and becoming a new parent.
Dr Laura Meyer is an invited perinatal mental health expert and guest speaker at Memorial Regional Hospital's "Transition to Parenthood Series."