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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

Jun 27, 2016

Executive Director of Postpartum Support International, Dr. Wendy Davis!!! Wendy shares some of her personal story and how she came to specialize in perinatal mental health. We also discuss all of the amazing working parts of Postpartum Support International, including the training certifications, advocacy, volunteer opportunities, group support, phone support and much more! Wendy Davis, PhD, has a counseling and consulting practice in Portland, specializing in pregnancy, birth, and postpartum mental health. She is the Executive Director for Postpartum Support International (PSI) www.postpartum.net, where she coordinates PSI services, programs, and 300 U.S. and International Support Volunteers. Wendy is the Founding Director of Baby Blues Connection www.babybluesconnection.org, Oregon’s first perinatal mental health support organization, and now serves as their clinical advisor and volunteer training consultant. She chaired Oregon's Maternal Mental Health Workgroup convened by legislation in 2009, and the subsequent committee that wrote Oregon’s Maternal Mental Health Patient and Provider Education Act in 2011. She is a founding member of the National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health, and consults to community, clinical, and public health systems. She is dedicated to improving public awareness and provider capacity to increase resources for pregnant, post-loss, and postpartum families.

Postpartum Support International Warm-line 1-800-944-4773

PSI Website www.postpartum.net

PSI Learn More http://www.postpartum.net/learn-more/pregnancy-postpartum-mental-health/

PSI Get Help, link to national and international support http://www.postpartum.net/get-help/locations/