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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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Dec 26, 2016

Helena Vissing, Psy.D.

Our bodies, our minds and how we understand them in the change to motherhood.

In this episode we are talking with Dr. Helena Vissing, about maternal ambivalence and some of the feminist psychanalytic and somatic perspectives on how women feel about their body related to pregnancy and postpartum....

Dec 19, 2016

Lauren DePaola, LCSW


We are talking about a very important topic…SLEEP! We’ve all heard that new moms and parents don’t sleep when they have a baby, but its actually a pretty huge deal. Lauren DePaola is going to give us the information we need to know about how it Impacts us and why we need...

Dec 12, 2016

Lisa Cross, LMFT

Finding Empowerment and Meaning through your pregnancy or postpartum experience.

On this episode we are talking with Lisa Cross, LMFT about finding empowerment and meaning in your pregnancy, birth or postpartum story. This is an essential piece of making your way through the struggle that can come with...

Dec 5, 2016

Jessica Scales, LMFT

How much do we really think about how a baby will impact or change the relationship that we have with our partner? Generally, not enough! This episode discusses that topic and how to be intenetional about life with a new baby!

In this episode we will talk with Jessica Scales about how to help...

Nov 28, 2016

Parijat Deshpande - High Risk Pregnancy Wellness Expert

I'm excited to share the second interview in our series with Parijat Deshpande. In our first interview, Episode 21: High Risk Pregnancy? Who, What, How & Thrive, We discussed how high risk pregnancy might lead to bed rest, so please go check that out too!

In this...