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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 31, 2017

My Postpartum Story - Redux

We are taking a short break from new episodes, 'cause well, this mama's taking a vacation! We won't leave you with no episodes though! We've picked a couple of the most popular episodes to Re-air over the break.

Here is an Encore of Episode #1, where I share my story of Postpartum Depression,...

Jul 24, 2017

Tanya Newbould - Producer of When The Bough Breaks and Personal Story of Postpartum Depression  

*sensitive content at 7:00 & 20:50*

Tanya shares her personal journey with Postpartum Depression and how her experience sparked the beginning of the When The Bough Breaks - A Documentary about Postpartum Depression. Narrated...

Jul 17, 2017

Coretta Rae Daniel – Postpartum Depression & Anxiety, Personal Story and helping women of color

*Sensitive Content, 17:45-20:45*

Coretta shares her personal story of postpartum depression, how it impacted her first months of motherhood. As she was coming out of the heaviness of PPD, she realized that the women of...

Jul 10, 2017

Ingrid Esparza - Personal story of Postpartum Anxiety


Ingrid tells us about her experience after birth and in the early months of life with her new son. Again, we get to hear the powerful ways in which a mother copes and fights to get through medical complications, breastfeeding challenges and the anxiety that came...

Jul 3, 2017

Lindsay Marie Gibson

We discuss some topics that may be sensitive for some listeners.

Many mothers experience a trauma in life prior to having children. More specifically a sexual trauma. These experiences can sometimes come up and affect us in a way that we did not expect when we have kids.

Lindsay discusses her...