Episode #117: Transitioning to Motherhood with Alexandra Sacks, M.D.

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Alexandra Sacks, M.D discusses the transition to motherhood like you’ve never heard it before. She and Steph openly explore topics around parenthood that are typically not discussed in an extremely relatable way. They also share practical steps that you can implement today in your transition to motherhood.


Topics Discussed:

  • Reproductive psychiatry: what it is and how Dr. Sacks got started in the field
  • Matrescence: what it is and what it feels like
  • Why discomfort doesn’t always mean disorder
  • How social media and talk therapy can help this transition
  • How to hold onto your identity during the motherhood transition
  • Advice to support you and your partner during the pregnancy/parenthood transition

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