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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!!!!

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Sep 4, 2017

Stefani Reinold, MD shares some about her personal experience through pregnancy and postpartum and how she is helping other moms cope and manage with eating disorders in the perinatal time.

This episode's super supporter: Maternal Mental Health NOW- Online maternal mental health training!

In this episode, we touch on:

-Pressures that mothers feel to keep weight down in pregnancy and lose weight postpartum.

-Dr. Reinold shares her story and getting a diagnosis of intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), potentially due to stress and not eating enough.

- What a mother may be experiencing with an eating disorder while pregnant or postpartum

- The pressures of weight gain/loss and the scale, binge eating disorder, restriction of food

-Who's at risk? History of eating disorder, anorexia, binge eating, other body image challenges?

- How marketing, social media, health care providers and other societal factors impact how we think and feel about ourselves.

Dr. Stefani Reinold

A Reproductive Psychiatrist, mother of two, and women’s mental health advocate. She has presented nationally and internationally on the topics of eating disorders, body dissatisfaction and body image in pregnancy and postpartum. Her mission is to encourage new moms to stop suffering and to start embracing motherhood.

Connect with Dr. Reinold:

Instagram: @pushpastpostpartum

Facebook: stefanireinoldmd


This episode of the Mom & Mind Podcast is proudly supported by Maternal Mental Health Now. They offer an online training on all things related to Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders. It is the only self paced and virtual training for perinatal mental health that you can do whenever you want and wherever you want. Find them online at,

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Facebook: MaternalMentalHealthNow

Twitter: @mmhealthnow

Instagram: @maternalmentalhealthnow