Mom & Mind Episodes

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...

7: The Good Mother

Diana Lynn Barnes, Psy.D. LMFT Topics discussed: The Psychological gestation of motherhood, transition to motherhood, societal pressures in motherhood, Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Anxiety, Body and Mind, how chronic continuing stress has an impac...

6: Pain to Healing- a Postpartum Journey

Real and Personal Story from suffering to healing: Postpartum Depression, Anxiety, PTSD from Birth Trauma and OCD  *Sensitivity notice - difficult content* Amy Corn, Mom and Advocate, Is a mother of two and a survivor of postpartum depression, anxiety,...

5: Postpartum Support International

Executive Director of Postpartum Support International, Dr. Wendy Davis!!! Wendy shares some of her personal story and how she came to specialize in perinatal mental health. We also discuss all of the amazing working parts of Postpartum Support Interna...

4: Breastfeeding & mental health

Rachel shares her personal story and discusses how breastfeeding complications contributed to her postpartum mental health. This is a story that so many mothers can relate to and connect with! Rachel is a licensed independent social worker with a backg...

3: Postpartum Action

Did you all know that you can get training or psychotherapy from Dr. Shosh? She is very active in treating, training and advocacy. Dr. Shosh is with us again today! We get to delve into the Postpartum Action Institute, that...

2: Postpartum Depression – Dr. Shoshana Bennett

Dr. Shoshana Bennett This amazing woman has pushed the field of perinatal mental health forward with her advocacy, expert knowledge, training for psychotherapist, produced a film on PPD and even has an APP. Please listen in to this wealth of...

1: My Postpartum Story: Anxiety & Depression

In the first part of the episode, I discuss my own personal story of postpartum depression, anxiety and OCD.  ***I discuss some topics about intrusive thoughts that may be sensitive for some listeners*** In the second part of this episode,...

0: Intro to the Maternal Mental Health Podcast

This podcast focuses on the mental health aspects of becoming pregnant, being pregnant and early parenthood. Just by listening and becoming aware of maternal mental health issues, you are already a part of the change. The reason this topic is...

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