Columbia Multiple Sclerosis Perinatal Support Group

Support Group: Pregnancy & Multiple Sclerosis

The Columbia University Multiple Sclerosis Center is offering a monthly zoom meet up to provide information and support for new or expecting mothers with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or Clinically Isolated Syndrome (CIS). Eligible patients include those who are currently pregnant or up to 1 year postpartum and have MS or CIS. The group will provide a consistent and caring place for group members to discuss their challenges, share their feelings, and find emotional support. The meetings will be led by Emily Borghard, LMSW & Libby Levine, NP.

Current List of Topics:

  • Depression & Anxiety Related to Parenting
  • Diet & Exercise
  • Improving Bladder Function & Pelvic Floor Strength
  • Managing Fatigue
  • Self Care & Medication Adherence
  • Sexual Function & Body Image

You are also welcome to submit topics that interest you to Emily Borghard at

Date and Time:

First 1-hour long zoom meeting will start in late January. Please check back for date and time of the first meeting.