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Parijat Deshpande

High-Risk Pregnancy Expert

Parijat Deshpande is the leading high-risk pregnancy expert who educates and guides women on how to manage their stress and anxiety and make lifestyle changes so they can have safer pregnancies, decrease their risk of preterm birth and give their baby a healthy start to life. Parijat is a clinically trained therapist, a women’s wellness expert and an experienced speaker on the impact of stress on health and wellness. She has over 4 years of experience as a Psychology Lecturer UC Berkeley and is the founder of MySahana, a South Asian mental health nonprofit. Parijat is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and is also a certified wellness coach, a certified stress management coach and a certified marriage educator.