Jul 4, 2016
Real and Personal Story from suffering to healing: Postpartum Depression, Anxiety, PTSD from Birth Trauma and OCD
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Amy Corn, Mom and Advocate, Is a mother of two and a survivor of postpartum depression, anxiety, OCD and PTSD. She is actively working as a volunteer and advocate for maternal mental health in her community north of the Atlanta Georgia area. She's been working with her pediatrician to develop a postpartum assessment program where all mothers with children 12 months and younger will be assessed at each well visit. She recently organized a workshop where 18 therapists received training specifically in postpartum mood and anxiety disorders.
Topics Discussed: Postpartum depression, Postpartum Support International, Postpartum Progress, coping skills, breathing, taking time for yourself- mommy time, Brook shields book: Down Came the Rain was helpful, screening at pediatrician’s offices, medication and recovery