I am devoted to increasing awareness and reducing the stigma surrounding postpartum mental illness. Making treatment decisions during pregnancy and postpartum can be complex, so it is imperative that the information people base their choices on is accurate, evidence-based, and informative.
Carly Snyder, MD, is a reproductive and perinatal psychiatrist with a unique approach that combines traditional psychiatry with integrative medicine-based treatments. She maintains a private practice on the Upper East Side in NYC where she serves as Director of Women’s Health for Family Health Associates.
She is a voluntary faculty member at NY-Presbyterian Weill Cornell and at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Centers. She was a long-time board member for Postpartum Support International and now serves on the President’s Council. She is a frequent writer and contributor to many news and media outlets and has her own HuffPost blog and radio show/podcast called MD for Moms. She was was named a "Rising Star" by Super Doctors in 2019.
Carly Snyder, MD, graduated from Emory University and received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. She completed her psychiatry residency at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center with additional reproductive psychiatry elective training at the Payne Whitney Women’s Program at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Verywell Family is an award-winning, modern resource that supports you through all the stages of pregnancy and parenthood. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 140 million readers annually.
The Verywell Family Review Board is a team of board-certified physicians and recognized family health experts who join us in our mission to share the most reliable and realistic pregnancy and parenting advice.
Our experienced board of OB/GYNs, pediatricians, nurses, parenting coaches, lactation consultants, childhood nutrition experts, family therapists, and more, verify our content is high-quality and judgment-free.