MD for Moms Radio | Exploring Postpartum Illness | August 3rd 2016

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on the BBM Global Network and TuneIN Radio. Listen live or to archived shows at any time by clicking the link.

On Wednesday August 3rd, 2016, at 1pm, I'll be interviewing Ann Smith, President of Postpartum Support International (PSI) and Wendy Davis, Executive Director of PSI regarding perinatal mental health and ways to get help if you or a loved one is suffering.

Learn more about my guests, Ann Smith and Wendy Davis: Ann Smith, CNM, is a former PSI Board member, PSI Presidents Advisory Council member, nurse-midwife, PSI Support Coordinator in New York City, PPD survivor, lecturer on perinatal mood disorders to health professionals, a facilitator on PSI Chat with an Expert forum, and led a postpartum depression support group in New York for many years. She has a BA from Briarcliff College, a BSN from Cornell and an MSN from Columbia University. Ann has been a practicing nurse midwife and women’s health nurse practitioner for more than 30 years. She has 3 grown children and lives in New York City. Ann became interested in perinatal mood disorder after suffering severe anxiety and depression after her 2nd and 3rd children before much was known about good treatment. She has been committed to women and families suffering from PMAD ever since. asmith@postpartum.net Wendy Davis, PhD, is the Executive Director for Postpartum Support International (PSI) www.postpartum.net, where she coordinates services, programs, and 300 U.S. and International Support Volunteers. She also has a psychotherapy practice in Portland Oregon, specializing in pregnancy, birth, and postpartum mental health. Wendy started Oregon’s Baby Blues Connection www.babybluesconnection.org in 1994, and now and serves as their clinical advisor.  She chaired Oregon's Maternal Mental Health Workgroup convened by legislation 2009, and the committee that wrote the Oregon Maternal Mental Health Patient and Provider Education Act in 2011. She is a founding member of the National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health, and consults to community, clinical, and public health systems. Since her own recovery from postpartum depression and anxiety after the birth of her first child, she has been dedicated to improving public awareness and provider capacity to support pregnant, post-loss, and postpartum families. wdavis@postpartum.net   Find out more about Postpartum Support International">On Wednesday August 3rd, 2016, at 1pm on the BBM Global Network and TuneIn radio, Dr, Carly Snyder will interview Ann Smith, President of Postpartum Support International (PSI) and Wendy Davis, Executive Director of PSI regarding perinatal mental health and ways to get help if you or a loved one is suffering.

On Wednesday August 3rd, 2016, at 1pm on the BBM Global Network and TuneIn radio, Dr, Carly Snyder will interview Ann Smith, President of Postpartum Support International (PSI) and Wendy Davis, Executive Director of PSI regarding perinatal mental health and ways to get help if you or a loved one is suffering.

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MD for Moms Radio | Dr. Daniel Singley | Dads Matter! | July 27th 2016

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on the BBM Global Network and TuneIn radio. Listen live or to archived shows at any time by clicking the link. On Wednesday July 27th, 2016, at 1pm, I'll be interviewing Dr. Daniel Singley regarding a topic not often considered on MD for Moms, but one that is still extremely important: fatherhood! We will review how men can suffer from Postpartum Depression at an alarmingly high rate, yet are often undiagnosed, and the importance of supporting dads along with moms for the good of the family structure. We will also explore how a couple can keep their relationship strong after having children, and the value in doing so. Learn more about my guest, Dr. Daniel Singley: Dr. Singley is a San Diego-based board certified psychologist and Director of The Center for Men’s Excellence. His research and practice focus on men’s mental health with a particular emphasis on reproductive psychology and the transition to fatherhood. He is Past President of the American Psychological Association’s Section on Positive Psychology and currently serves on the Board of the APA’s Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity as well as Postpartum Support International. He conducts trainings and presentations around the country to assist individuals and organizations to enhance their level of father inclusiveness and founded the grant-funded Basic Training for New Dads, Inc nonprofit in order to give new fathers the tools they need to be highly engaged with their infants as well as their partners. In his free time, Dr. Singley likes to cook, surf, read, and take his two sons on hikes to get muddy and throw rocks at things.   Find out more about Dr. Danny Singley: http://www.menexcel.com/ Follow him @MenExcel and www.facebook.com/MenExcel/">MD for Moms will change focus on July 27th to consider dads with expert Dr. Daniel Singley. Dr. Carly Snyder will talk with Dr. Singley regarding fatherhood, how men can suffer from Postpartum Depression and ways that parents can support each others mental health and their marriage during the major life transition of new parenthood.

MD for Moms will change focus on July 27th to consider dads with expert Dr. Daniel Singley. Dr. Carly Snyder will talk with Dr. Singley regarding fatherhood, how men can suffer from Postpartum Depression and ways that parents can support each others mental health and their marriage during the major life transition of new parenthood.

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MD for Moms Radio | Brian Levine, MD | Demystifying Fertility Treatment | July 13th 2016

Reproductive Endocrinologist Dr Brian Levine

On this week’s MD for Mom’s on the BBM Global Network and TuneIN Radio, Dr’s Carly Snyder and Brian Levine will discuss fertility treatments, including what options exist, who should consider treatment and when. We will also review egg freezing and ways to optimize fertility early. Dr. Levine will share insights into the current Zika Virus risk for pregnant women living in the US and how to remain safe this Summer.

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