According to Menninger clinicians Elisabeth Netherton, MD, and Jessica Combs Rohr, PhD, ABPP, mothers are facing a long list of challenges related to COVID-19 - among them, homeschooling, social distancing and very limited childcare options - that previous generations of moms never had to contend with.


Another extraordinary challenge is the strained financial situation that many of these women are facing thanks to the economic impact of the pandemic.


Discover more on their blog post Sound the Alarm: The Moms Are Not Alright, which appears on


Dr. Netherton and Dr. Rohr are experts in women's mental health issues and are the co-leaders of the Menninger Moms Program.