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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.

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Jul 18, 2016

Kate Badey discusses Infertility, Adoption, Post Adoption Depression, Embryo Adoption. Kate is a mom of three who was in the infertility trenches for 3 years before experiencing the joy of motherhood. Her journey led her down a path to adoption, and later embryo adoption. Her experience with post-adoption depression...

Jul 11, 2016

Diana Lynn Barnes, Psy.D. LMFT

Topics discussed: The Psychological gestation of motherhood, transition to motherhood, societal pressures in motherhood, Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Anxiety, Body and Mind, how chronic continuing stress has an impact on pregnancy and postpartum, who is the “good mother”.


Jul 4, 2016

Real and Personal Story from suffering to healing: Postpartum Depression, Anxiety, PTSD from Birth Trauma and OCD 

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Amy Corn, Mom and Advocate, Is a mother of two and a survivor of postpartum depression, anxiety, OCD and PTSD. She is actively working as a volunteer and advocate...