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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.

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Jul 24, 2017

Tanya Newbould - Producer of When The Bough Breaks and Personal Story of Postpartum Depression  

*sensitive content at 7:00 & 20:50*

Tanya shares her personal journey with Postpartum Depression and how her experience sparked the beginning of the When The Bough Breaks - A Documentary about Postpartum Depression. Narrated and Executive Produced by Brook Shields, this documentary takes a close look at Perinatal Mental Health, with stories from mothers, partners, advocates and experts.  The film features personal stories of postpartum depression from producers Lindsay Gerszt and Ms. Newbould, Carnie Wilson, Peggy Tanous, Aarti Sequeira and many other courageous women and partners.

Tanya tells us:

-About her personal experience of pregnancy, birth and postpartum

-How she came to know that she had postpartum depression and antenatal depression.

-How she coped and what helped her to recover

-What it was like to do the documentary after her own experience

This documentary is in over 70 countries in 5 different languages! You can find the film on iTunes, Netflix or even bring it to your community through a screening. Check out the links below and be sure to connect with them!

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Tanya Newbould

Actress for over 20 years and Producer of When The Bough Breaks, a Point Of View Pictures feature-length documentary about postpartum depression and perinatal mood disorders. Exectutive Produced and Narrated by Brook Shields, Directed and Produced by Jamielyn Lippman, Produced by Lindsay Gerszt and Ms. Newbould. Tanya and Lindsay connected in a common bond from suffering the same symptoms, but finding little to no in formation on the subjects, despite the big impact of Perinatal mood disorders.