Sleep Disturbances in the Perinatal Period

On-Demand Training

Maternal Mental Health Webinar | Enduring

Sleep Disturbances in the Perinatal Period

Sleep disturbances are frequently present during the perinatal period, and patients with impaired sleep have an increased risk for perinatal complications. In this presentation, we will discuss how pregnancy affects sleep and highlight the link between impaired sleep and the risk of mood and anxiety disorders. We will further provide an overview of treatment modalities for sleep disorders in the perinatal period.

Project TEACH is funded by the New York State Office of Mental Health and all services and events, such as this intensive training, are offered at no-cost to clinicians in New York State.

Target Audience

New York State primary care and family practice physicians, obstetricians/gynecologists, pediatricians and psychiatrists; as well as, psychologists, nursing professionals, social workers, residents, and mental health clinicians working with primary care, pediatric or ob/gyn practices.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants will learn how to:

  1. Summarize the impact of physiological changes during pregnancy on sleep
  2. Discuss the prevalence and possible consequences of sleep disturbances in the perinatal period
  3. Review pharmacological and non-pharmacological options in the treatment of perinatal sleep disorders
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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Title: Sleep Disturbances in the Perinatal Period

Presenters: Nevena Radonjic, MD, and Catherine Monk, MD 

Presenters: Nevena Radonjic, MD and Catherine Monk, MD 

Webinar Training Accreditation 

The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

**The UB CME Office will provide UB CME Certificates of Attendance to allied healthcare professionals or non-physicians, who have attended a UB CME certified and accredited educational activity. The allied healthcare professional is responsible for submitting the UB CME certificate to their own governing body for credit. Most allied healthcare professional boards accept Physician credits.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation


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Disclaimer: CME may be claimed by clinicians in New York State only.