Mom & Mind Podcast | Postpartum | Birth | Pregnancy | Maternal Mental Health |
About This Show
With host, Dr. Kat, we talk with moms, dads, experts and advocates about the emotional challenges that mothers and families deal with while going through infertility, pregnancy, loss and postpartum. LIke, Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Anxiety, feeling overwhelmed... Lots of moms and partners just don't feel like themselves. We get real. We get honest. We put on our stigma crushing boots and address the realities of the transition to motherhood, while offering hope, healing and resources for help. Please find more information at www.momandmind.com.
Most Recent Episode
39: Medication in Pregnancy & Postpartum
1 day ago
Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody Dispelling the myths of medication use in pregnancy and postpartum We are talking with Expert Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody about psychiatric medication during pregnancy and postpartum. We will go over some of the fundamental things it’s important to know about med use, risks to mother or baby for treated AND untreated illness, clear up some of the misconceptions of medication use and hopefully give you a good understanding of the risks and benefits. Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor and Director of the UNC Perinatal Psychiatry Program of the UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders. Which is the first program of its kind in the US. She is currently funded by multiple NIH grants to investigate epidemiologic, genetic, and other biomarker models of postpartum depression and has recently worked to establish an international postpartum depression genetics consortium (PACT). In addition, she is investigating novel treatment options for depression in perinatal women. Dr. Meltzer-Brody also studies maternal depression in high-risk groups including adolescent mothers, and mothers of children with neuro-developmental delays. Find all of the resources we discussed here: www.womensmooddisorders.org PPDACT app http://www.pactforthecure.com/ https://thehummingbirdstudy.com/ Twitter: @uncwomensmood Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/UNCWMD/about/ www.postpartum.net www.postpartumprogress.org