video thumbnail for Navigating Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression During the Pandemic Play button Play video 18:20 March 2021 Navigating Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression During the Pandemic What are the steps expectant mothers can take to stay healthy during the pandemic? And what, exactly, is postpartum depression? How long should anxiety and depression last following birth? Experiencing some anxiety during pregnancy is normal. If you are pregnant or have given birth during this pandemic, you might be feeling the “baby blues.” It’s understandable for expectant or new mothers to feel a little sad, worried or tired. After all, many changes are occurring within the body that can trigger these feelings. And the good news is that there’s professional support available to help women manage these stresses. Join Dr. Lela Lewis to learn practical ways for pregnant moms to protect themselves from this pandemic. Find out why nutrition, rest, and exercise are still crucial for our holistic health. Learn more about LEVEL UP and our recent symposiums at awr.org/health. #postpartumdepression #hormonalchangesduringpregnancy #benefitofexerciseduringpregnancy MEET THE HOST Lela Lewis, MD, MPH, a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Medicine, is the medical director of AWR 360° Health. She also serves as the president of Your Best Pathway to Health, leading a team that provides free medical clinics across the United States. Dr. Lewis is an obstetrics and gynecology specialist in Arizona with more than 19 years of experience in the medical field.

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