Mom & Mind Episodes

17: Dads need postpartum support too

Daniel B. Singley, Ph.D., ABPP Today we are switching gears to talk about DAD and Mind with Dr. Singley. Dads have their own experience and transition into parenthood and we need to be talking about their mental health as well,...

16: Postpartum Psychosis – Personal Story

Postpartum Psychosis and Depression Lisa shares her personal story of struggle through Postpartum depression and psychosis. This is very important for us to talk about and I'm so grateful to Lisa for sharing her story with us because this is...

15: Postpartum OCD. Why am I having these thoughts?!?!

Bethany Warren, LCSW Postpartum OCD- We talk about how difficult it can feel to have the scary and intrusive thoughts happen with postpartum OCD. The great news is that it’s treatable and you can feel better! Bethany has a passion...

14: Caring for body is caring for mind

Dr. Christina Hibbert Resources for Support and Exercise for Mental Health Dr. Christina Hibbert is the bestselling author of 8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise, Who Am I Without You? , and the Independent Publisher’s Book Award-winning memoir, T...

13: Baby’s here… what about us?

Catherine O’Brien We are talking with Catherine O’Brien from Happy with baby about couples adjustment to parenthood. Catherine O’Brien is a licensed marriage and family therapist, speaker, and educator, and is the founder of HappyWithBaby.com which pro...

12: Ask her how she’s doing.

Crystal Clancy - Screening for Depression in Pregnancy and Postpartum Topics addressed: Pregnancy and Postpartum screening for depression, Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS), PHQ-2 and PHQ-9, screening is not enough, screening is not a diagnos...

11: Working together to help moms

Joy Burhkard Topics discussed: Maternal mental health, local, state and national advocacy and legislative actions, supporting hospitals to be “mom friendly”, training healthcare providers about maternal mental health issues. Joy is a founder, Executive...

10: “…Pregnant, Depressed and Scared of Pills”

Liz Brown shared her story of depression and anxiety during pregnancy, her struggle with finding the support she needed and trying to decide if she would take medication that had been prescribed for her. This is a story that a...

9: “Supporting the well-being of growing families”

Dr. Caron Post from Maternal Mental Health NOW is with us to discuss how the organization offers training, advocacy and support for mothers and families who are dealing with mental health stress during pregnancy and postpartum and works with L.A....

8: Making a family – Infertility & beyond

Kate Badey discusses Infertility, Adoption, Post Adoption Depression, Embryo Adoption. Kate is a mom of three who was in the infertility trenches for 3 years before experiencing the joy of motherhood. Her journey led her down a path to adoption, and...