Parents' mental health has a tremendous impact on their children's health, so it's important that parents take care of their own emotional well-being
. Pediatricians care about maternal well-being and are the physician mothers may see most often following the birth of their baby.
Carol Berkowitz, M.D. FAAP, FACEP, Executive Vice Chair in the Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, discusses perinatal and postpartum depression
in an interview on the Healthy Children Radio show.
Segment 1: Coping With Perinatal and Postpartum Depression