FFP 387 | High-Risk Pregnancies | Reducing The Risk of Pre-Term Birth | Parijat Deshpande


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Today’s episode focuses on high-risk pregnancies. My guest Parijat Deshpande shares specific strategies for coping with the stressful realities of high risk pregnancies to ultimately reduce birth complications and reduce the risk of having a pre-term birth.

Parijat Deshpande is the leading integrative high-risk pregnancy specialist, somatic trauma professional and speaker and author who guides women to improve their pregnancy complications so they can reduce their risk of preterm birth. Her unique neurobiological approach has served hundreds of women to manage pregnancy complications and reclaim a safety and trust in their bodies that they thought was eroded forever. Parijat is the author of bestselling book Pregnancy Brain: A Mind-Body Approach to Stress Management During a High-Risk Pregnancy. She is also the host of the popular podcast Delivering Miracles®️, that discusses the real, raw side of family-building including infertility, loss, high-risk pregnancy, bed rest, prematurity and healing once baby comes home.

Learn more about Parijat Deshpande and her work at www.parijatdeshpande.com.

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Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • What inspired Parijat to begin her work in women’s health
  • How her own fertility and pregnancy journey impacted her
  • Identifying what stress really is and how it affects the body
  • Strategies to manage your stress during pregnancy
  • How stress can affect your menstrual cycle
  • Knowing when is the right time to use specific tools (meditation, journaling, etc.) in your stress cycle
  • The importance of getting yourself back to safety post-trauma before getting pregnant again
  • Why it’s important to remember we cannot feel joy if we don’t feel safe
  • Positive effects of re-regulating your nervous system during pregnancy

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Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic

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