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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

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

www.postpartum.net

www.postpartumprogress.com