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

144: Not Carol: Postpartum Psychosis Documentary

Today’s show takes a look at the difficult topics of postpartum psychosis and infanticide through the eyes of the filmmakers of the documentary, Not Carol. The film covers the story of Carol Coronado, who was convicted of the 2014 murders...

143: NICU Experience for Babies and Parents

We know that a NICU stay makes for a difficult postpartum period, but what are the profound and long-lasting effects from this experience? In today’s show, we’re taking a close look at the experience of parents AND babies who go...

142: Postpartum Psychosis: After a Tragedy

Today I’m speaking from the mind and heart about some topics that have been at the forefront of my thoughts regarding recent postpartum tragedies in the news and in our community. It’s a devastating reality every time mothers and babies...

141: Babywearing Benefits for Mental Health

It’s called “baby wearing” or “baby carrying”--- you may have heard of this technique and wondered what it’s all about. It’s a good idea logistically, but the great news is that it supports mental health and overall well-being in parents...

140: The Motherhood Center

There’s a new model of care available to moms and new families. The Motherhood Center in NYC hopes to be the prototype for superior support and services for other facilities around the world. Today’s show highlights this center and the...

139: Transgender and Gender Queer Perinatal Mental Health

Today’s show begins to scratch the surface in bringing more information, knowledge and advocacy to the perinatal period for transgender, gender queer, and gender diverse people. We are discussing pronoun use, the stress and anxiety transgender people m...

138: Highly Sensitive Babies

You’re probably familiar with the term HSP, a designation for a highly sensitive person. You may have heard this trait discussed on some of our previous shows. We know many mothers are HSP’s, but can an infant be a highly...

137: Healthier Birth Outcomes from Black Moms and Babies

Why are birth outcomes for black women in the US so much different than for white women? The statistics are shocking, and we should all be concerned about this disparity. What can be done about it? Today’s show dives deep...

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