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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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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...

Nov 21, 2016

Jessica  A. Walker B.S, RADT

Jessica shares some of her personal story of working through postpartum depression. We talk about some of the stressors that Black, African-American and women of color face during motherhood. Our conversation is a small part of the necessary conversations around how race, ethnicity and...

Nov 14, 2016

Courtney Novak- Personal Story, postpartum mental health

This episode contains content that may be sensitive for some listeners.

In this episode, we are talking with Courtney Novak about her personal experience and journey through postpartum mental health struggles. Her story and experiences like hers are so important...

Nov 7, 2016

Lindsay Lipton Gerszt shared her story about the difficulty she experienced after the birth of her son. Her story is highlighted in a new documentary called “When the Bough breaks- a documentary about postpartum depression”. I was able to see this documentary when it screened and can attest to the power...