AALD: COVID & Maternal Mental Health w/ Dr. Pooja Lakshmin

Maternal mental health matters now more than ever

In the midst of a global pandemic, we MUST support and uplift pregnant, postpartum, and parenting folks. Producer Aysha Choudhary sits down with Dr. Pooja Lakshmin, a board-certified psychiatrist and freelance writer specializing in women’s mental health and perinatal psychiatry.

Dr. Lakshmin is a Clinical Assistant Professor of psychiatry at the George Washington University School of Medicine, where she is a clinical supervisor in the Five Trimesters perinatal psychiatry clinic. Dr. Lakshmin is most passionate about empowering women and sees her clinical work as a perinatal psychiatrist as an extension of this mission. She is a frequent contributor to The New York Times, and her advice has been featured in GlamourHarper’s BazaarBustle and various other media outlets.