Maternal Mental Health Program

Who We Are
Hoag Maternal Mental Health Program is dedicated to helping women experiencing mental health conditions before, during and after pregnancy. Through a collaboration between the Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute at Hoag, and Women’s Health Institute, our goal is to ensure healthy outcomes for both mothers and babies.

What Services We Offer
Our program includes an outpatient clinic where expectant and new moms with various mental health conditions can meet with a psychiatrist, licensed marriage and family therapist or a licensed clinical social worker to receive the care they need or be connected to local resources. Meet our expert team.

Additionally, we offer the following services:

  • Pre-conception planning (women with existing mental health conditions or who are already taking medications and are planning to conceive)
  • Mental health assessment during pregnancy and postpartum
  • Individual and group psychotherapy
  • Medication safety evaluation during pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Pharmacogenomics testing
  • Connection to local support services
  • Virtual Beyond the Birth Plan Class (designed for pregnant women, registration available at
  • Virtual Mindfulness for Pregnant and New Moms Workshop

The program includes an outpatient clinic for women who are currently pregnant, postpartum (up to one year) and women who are planning to conceive and desire a pre-conception medication safety evaluation; support groups for postpartum moms; as well as a support line that is open to the community.

Maternal Mental Health

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