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Welcome to the Mom & Mind Podcast!

This podcast focuses on the Maternal Mental Health struggles related to becoming pregnant, being pregnant, birth and early parenthood. We talk about all of the stuff that you wish someone would have told you BEFORE you tried to be pregnant or have a baby. Postpartum depression is only part of the story.

The goal of this podcast to put all of this info out in the open. There’s no need to hide these very human experiences…so many people deal with these struggles. So, the podcast provides real life stories of moms, dads and family AND we will talk with experts, leaders and advocates in the field of maternal mental health and maternal health. You deserve to be informed!!!!

For more information and resources, go to www.momandmind.com

Aug 1, 2016

Liz Brown shared her story of depression and anxiety during pregnancy, her struggle with finding the support she needed and trying to decide if she would take medication that had been prescribed for her. This is a story that a lot of mothers can relate to…

Liz is a writer and former social worker specializing in emergency mental health. She holds an MSW from UCLA and was recently published on Vice.com for her memoir piece about pregnancy depression entitled: "What It's Like to Be Pregnant, Depressed, and Scared of Pills."

Topics discussed: Pregnancy depression, pregnancy anxiety, medication, guilt, alarming article headlines “Internalized stigma of being pregnant and depressed”

Check in soon to @thelizbrownshow on twitter to find more information about Liz’s upcoming blog on pregnancy mental health.

http://www.vice.com/read/i-gave-birth-to-a-zoloft-baby