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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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Jul 25, 2016

Dr. Caron Post from Maternal Mental Health NOW is with us to discuss how the organization offers training, advocacy and support for mothers and families who are dealing with mental health stress during pregnancy and postpartum and works with L.A. County to support maternal mental health sensitive services.

Please go to to learn more about their ONLINE TRAINING in maternal mental health, the maternal mental health directory and connect with them to learn how to make changes in your county.

Dr. Caron Post received her doctorate in clinical psychology from New York University. She is a clinical psychologist who specializes in maternal mental health, couples therapy, depression and anxiety, perinatal mood disorders, early childhood development and parent -child relationships. She is the former Director of the Clinical Training Program at the Early Childhood Center-Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Program Coordinator of Adult Outpatient Services at Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Centers and since 2009 has been the Executive Director of Maternal Mental Health NOW, formerly known as The Los Angeles County Perinatal Mental Health Task Force. She maintains a private practice in Los Angeles, California.

Topics addressed in this episode: Maternal mental health, online directory, advocacy, integration into medical offices, screening, online training

Twitter: @MMHealthNow