Women in the perinatal period have an increased risk of experiencing depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders no matter their ethnicity, age, or income. 1 out of 5-7 women, to be exact.
The adjustments, assumptions and expectations of pregnancy, labour, and the newborn stage can be overwhelming without the proper support.
Traumatic and stressful experiences can happen at any time during the perinatal period; worry, sadness, grief, anger, and fear often follow.
Therapy can be a space where such experiences are processed. It can also be a space where loss and life transitions are reflected, and solutions to communicating your needs can be created.