SIDFP Zoom and Learn “From Physician to Parent”

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Many thanks to the South Island Division of Family Practice for opening up this Zoom and Learn to MSA members!

From Physician to Parent:  Balancing the logistical, emotional identity shifts of new parenthood as a medical professional

Presented by Dr. Phillipa Houghton

  • Your shifting identity:  Adjusting to parenthood after a lifetime of achievement, academics, and goal chasing
  • You don’t need to know everything about babies even though you have a medical degree:  Stepping down as a doctor and asking for help
  • Relationship challenges, common stressors, and how to protect your union
  • Maternity leave and returning to work:  Making the best decision for your family
  • Perinatal mental health:  Red flags and when to get help

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