Conversation about Mental Health during Pregnancy

The belly of a pregnant African American person with two hands on it Dayvison de Oliviera Silva/Pexels

An obstetrician and a new mother talk about the challenges Black women in rural Georgia face finding mental health support during pregnancy. This short interview describes how having access to mental health through various stages of pregnancy can support overall health.

“The pandemic has exacerbated the crisis in rural health care and mental health in America. To raise awareness, educate, reduce stigma, and change the national conversation, Remote Chance: Health Care in Rural America shares a portrait of the disparities in rural and frontier regions of the United States in care and mental health.”