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

155: Supporting Muslim New Mothers

Dealing with perinatal mental health issues is a difficult enough task, but the problem is compounded for Muslim women living in the US. My guest today helps us understand the issues and how we can best support these moms. Dr....

154: “Scared To Be A Grandma”

Everyone eagerly anticipates becoming a grandparent, right? Think again. There are various reasons why you might be apprehensive about achieving this milestone in life. The truth is that it’s not socially acceptable to admit these feelings. People may ...

Bonus Episode: 3 Years of Mom & Mind

Today’s show is a bonus episode as we celebrate our 3rd anniversary! It’s been an adventure and a learning process along the way. I’ll admit that I had no clue what I was doing when we started, or what was...

152: Body Image in Pregnancy and Postpartum

I first heard today’s guest when she appeared on Rebecca Scritchfield’s Body Kindness podcast, and I couldn’t wait to get her on the show! We’re talking about body image in the perinatal period and why we should be talking more...

151: We Are In This Together

As we approach the 3rd anniversary of the podcast in June, I’ve been doing lots of reflection about the journey we’ve taken and what we’ve accomplished. Your feedback has been vital in letting me know that the show has a...

150: Postpartum Psychosis and the Law

Postpartum psychosis is a sensitive topic that we’ve talked about on the show, but today we are taking a deep dive into the legal ramifications of the journey for a mother. The more we understand, the better foundation we have...

149: Perinatal Women with Chronic Medical Condition

Struggling to conceive, enduring a pregnancy, giving birth, and caring for a new baby are all parts of a challenging process. Inevitably there are hiccups along the way for almost every mom, but living with a chronic illness makes things...

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