Mom & Mind Episodes

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Mom & Mind is the first of its kind podcast dedicated to understanding the mental health of pregnant, birthing, loss and postpartum families. Psychologist and Perinatal Mental Health Specialist Dr. Kat, interviews moms, dads, experts and advocates to bring light to the difficult parts of new parenthood. Postpartum Depression is only part of the story…we aim to raise the volume on perinatal experiences for all women and families. We bring you hope, healing and the realization that you are not alone.

Recent Episodes

121: Eating Disorders and Recovery for Perinatal Moms

If you’ve had any experience with eating disorders, then you know how difficult the recovery process can be. If you’ve ever been a new mom, then you know the perinatal period is crammed full of physical changes, emotional adjustments, and...

120: Preeclampsia, NICU and a Healing Journey

If you’ve gone through a trying experience and NOT had the support or services that you needed, then you become distinctly passionate about helping others find those services. If those services don’t exist, then you may be determined to help...

119: Healing Mother Wounds

Did you have a difficult relationship with your mother? If so, then those issues may have an impact on your own mothering process. Today’s show address this topic and gives information that can be valuable in the healing process and...

118: Latina Mothers and Perinatal Mental Health

Susana Marquez, LMFT, is the founder of Me Myself N Mommy Therapeutic Services, a private practice in Long Beach, CA. The practice focuses on Latina maternal mental health. Due to her personal struggles with postpartum depression and anxiety, Susana op...

117: Sisters in Loss with Erica McAfee

Infertility, pregnancy loss, infant and maternal mortality----none of these are topics that we enjoy talking about, but the number of women and families affected by these obstacles is astounding. For African-American women, there is a stigma attached t...

116: The NICU and Mental Health with Fawn McCool, LCSW

We all know that the path to parenthood can look very different than we dreamily imagine. Sometimes it’s a tough and traumatic experience that leaves us stunned. It’s when our personal struggles motivate us to bring about change that we...

115: The Highly Sensitive Mother

We all know that the challenges of new motherhood can be many--and overwhelming. If you are an HSP (highly sensitive person), then those challenges may be magnified---and you probably aren’t focusing on any self-care. This topic resonates deeply with m...

114: Minority Maternal Mental Health

Do you think there is a specific need for therapists of color to help African-American women and other women of color who are PMADS (perinatal mood and anxiety disorders) sufferers? You may not think race, ethnicity and culture are factors...

113: Perinatal Anxiety and Depression

How would it feel for your own doctor to discount your postpartum anxiety? Today’s guest experienced this, along with pregnancy loss and depression. The important part of the story is how healing showed up for her and how she is...

112: Motherbirth

How have your personal experiences launched you into a certain line of work or the pursuit of a passion? Today’s show is about someone who used the tough and challenging journey into motherhood to find ways to help others through...

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