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Dr. Beverly Reader is a board certified psychiatrist currently in private integrative psychiatry practice in Redondo Beach CA. She's Georgetown trained where she specialized in women's reproductive mental health. Now, she concentrates on patients who need help balancing their mental health through work within science, medicine, psychology, and spirituality. You can find you can find Dr. Beverly Reader at www.beverlyareadermd.com.


Dr. Reader joins Dr. Hammerstedt for the 3rd episode in her series on mental wellness. Today, Dr. Reader discusses pregnancy and regular hormones vs a true imbalance in our mental wellness. Women are at higher risk of mood disorders during/after pregnancy than any other time in their lives! We dig into post partum depression, and how this needs to be treated without fear of repercussions or stigma. Dr. Reader has a YouTube video on this topic that can be found on her website or at https://you.tube/EzDAtyUv6m0. We also get into the details of the effects to our mental health of breastfeeding, sleep deprivation, and medications during pregnancy. 


Dr Hammerstedt and her lifestyle coaching team can be found at love.wholisthealth.com and @wholisthealth on Facebook and Instagram as well as the public facebook group Curate Your Health. Wholist helps high performing women and men lose weight for the last time, with an innovative food and mindset coaching program to blueprint YOUR optimal body and mind, with real food, real work, real results… and no products or BS. Come curate YOUR sustainable health future, and personal and professional dynasty.


And remember, Who you choose to be Matters. You are valuable, You are worth this, You are your WholeYou