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Maternal Depression: Everyone Can Play a Role to Help Families Thrive

In this webinar, you'll learn about: 

  • The prevalence of maternal depression, and its effect on early childhood outcomes and health disparities
  • The latest recommendations for maternal depression screening from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
  • Strategies for improving access to screenings and interventions
  • Actions you can take at the community, state, and federal level to help more mothers and families get the support they deserve

1 hour


Camie Berardi, MPA, NICHQ Associate Project Director


Richard V. Reeves, PhD. Director of the Future of the Middle Class Initiative and Co-Director of the Center on Children and Families

Karina W. Davidson, PhD, MASc, Vice Chairperson, US Preventive Services Task Force

Constance Guille, MD, Associate Professor and Director of the Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Program, The Medical University of South Carolina

Elaine Deakyne, Executive Director, Postpartum Support Charleston

Aligning State and Local Health Departments to Improve Maternal and Child Health

This webinar is part of the Expert Series on Addressing Infant Mortality. The multi-part webinar series is an opportunity for public health professionals to hear experts and influencers in the maternal and child health field share examples and best practices for supporting efforts to reduce infant mortality and improve maternal and infant health. 


1 hour


Monica Beltran, MPH

Jessica Ehule, MS MSPH

Kara Foster, MPH

Denise Pecha, LCSW

Anne Statton