Mindfulness-Based Approaches to Promoting Perinatal Women’s Mental Health
Jennifer Felder, PhD
Dr. Felder will present recent and ongoing research focused on mindfulness-based approaches to improving women’s mental health during pregnancy and the postpartum period. She will provide an overview of the theory and evidence of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for the prevention of depression during pregnancy and postpartum. Next, she will describe ongoing research investigating the consequences of and non-pharmacological interventions for disturbed sleep during pregnancy.