Jan 30, 2017
I’m honored to have expert Dr. Diana Barnes back with us today to discuss Postpartum Psychosis. This is a highly-misunderstood part of postpartum mental health and it absolutely needs to be understood and clarified so that mothers get the help they need. See below for supportive resources. We will...
Jan 23, 2017
Sarah Randall, Psy.D.
Coping with Perinatal PTSD
We are talking with Dr. Sarah Randall today about PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) related to maternal mental health and how it can show up during pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Trauma can result from a real threat to life, to a moment where a person feels that...
Jan 16, 2017
Gabrielle Kaufman LPCC, BC-DMT, NCC
Postpartum Suicide is a very real risk to new mothers. In this episode we are discuss Suicide as it relates to maternal mental health and postpartum, resources to support prevention of suicide (see below), as well as:
-Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of postpartum...
Jan 9, 2017
Deb Rich, Ph.D.
Understanding perinatal grief. We are talking with Dr. Deb Rich about pregnancy loss and neonatal loss. This is a very difficult topic for folks to hear about, but even harder for those families who are trying to deal with the loss of a child. Its so important for us to be talking about pregnancy...
Jan 2, 2017
Dr. Juli Fraga
Asian American Moms: Cultural Sensitivity in the perinatal period.
In this episode, we discuss maternal mental health in the context of Asian cultures. There are many different cultures under the banner of Asian American, so we are giving an overview of some cultural considerations to keep in mind...