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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!!!!

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Jul 17, 2017

Coretta Rae Daniel – Postpartum Depression & Anxiety, Personal Story and helping women of color

*Sensitive Content, 17:45-20:45*

Coretta shares her personal story of postpartum depression, how it impacted her first months of motherhood. As she was coming out of the heaviness of PPD, she realized that the women of color in her community in Ohio did not have enough resources. So, she went to work. You will hear how passionate and driven she is to help mothers and women of color.

She talks about:

- Her experience through Postpartum Depression, worry, intrusive thoughts, colic and exhaustion

 -How her experience impacted new motherhood

-The issues that she has seen in cultures and communities that make it difficult for women of color to get help.

-How to support mothers

 -Her organization 2BNurtured that aims to help under- served and under-represented women and families.

 Please connect with Coretta here:

 Facebook: Coretta Rae Daniel

Instagram: @coretta.r.daniel

Twitter: CorettaRDaniel

Birthing Beautiful Communities: http://www.birthingbeautiful.org/

Coretta Daniel

Coretta Rae Daniel is a resident of Cleveland, OH, a wife, a full time mom of 16 month old Charles Jr. and 4 Month old Zaria. She holds her license in Social Work and will be pursuing her Master's in Clinical Mental Health this fall. It is with the birth of her son where she suffered and overcame postpartum depression and discovered her passion to help other minority women in her community find the support that she so longed for. She developed 2BNurtured in April 2016, a growing organization that seeks to build partnerships with others who desire to raise awareness of maternal mental health issues among the under-served and under-represented populations. It is her belief that motherhood should not be done alone.

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