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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

Feb 13, 2017

Onyedikachi Ekwerike

I’m honored and excited to have Onyedikachi Ekwerike, speaking with us from Nigeria about maternal mental health for African mothers. He discusses some of the culture specific challenges for African mothers, how maternal mental health has been historically understood, stigma around maternal mental health issues, the work being done in Nigeria and throughout Africa to spread awareness and advocate for mothers.

Onyedikachi Ekwerike is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Postpartum Support Network Africa (PSN Africa) an organization he set up in 2015 to raise awareness about PPD in Africa and provide support for mothers suffering PPD in Africa.

He's a member of the international task-force that planned and executed the first ever 'World Maternal Mental Health Day' held May 4th 2016. 

Find out more about this essential work here:

Website: www.psnafrica.com

Instagram, Twitter @psnafrica

Facebook: psnafrica