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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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Aug 29, 2016

Dr. Christina Hibbert

Resources for Support and Exercise for Mental Health

Dr. Christina Hibbert is the bestselling author of 8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise, Who Am I Without You? , and the Independent Publisher’s Book Award-winning memoir, This Is How We Grow. Dr. Hibbert is a clinical psychologist...

Aug 23, 2016

Catherine O’Brien

We are talking with Catherine O’Brien from Happy with baby about couples adjustment to parenthood. Catherine O’Brien is a licensed marriage and family therapist, speaker, and educator, and is the founder of which provides counseling and coaching for new and expecting parents,...

Aug 15, 2016

Crystal Clancy - Screening for Depression in Pregnancy and Postpartum

Topics addressed: Pregnancy and Postpartum screening for depression, Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS), PHQ-2 and PHQ-9, screening is not enough, screening is not a diagnosis, follow up from provider is necessary, talk about responses,...

Aug 8, 2016

Joy Burhkard

Topics discussed: Maternal mental health, local, state and national advocacy and legislative actions, supporting hospitals to be “mom friendly”, training healthcare providers about maternal mental health issues.

Joy is a founder, Executive Director and Board Chair of 2020 Mom, a non-profit 501c3...

Aug 1, 2016

Liz Brown shared her story of depression and anxiety during pregnancy, her struggle with finding the support she needed and trying to decide if she would take medication that had been prescribed for her. This is a story that a lot of mothers can relate to…

Liz is a writer and former social worker specializing...