In this episode, Dr. Walker Ladd, a thought leader in the field of maternal mental health for nearly two decades, offers a timely and critical look at the current state of maternal mental health in America and discusses the challenge paradigms of motherhood and mental illness. She even shares her past struggles with postpartum depression and how it inspired her to write, Transformed by Postpartum Depression: Women’s Stories of Trauma and Growth.
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Ep. 30 – Boosting Intimacy During Infertility Struggles – Amanda Osowski
In this episode, Amanda Osowski MPH, CD, CPLC highlights her personal struggles with infertility, then dives into fun, tried and true ways couples can increase intimacy and connectedness during this vulnerable time.
Ep. 23 – I Almost Died During Childbirth, And It Forever Changed My Life – Aliette Silva
With vivid recollection, guest Aliette Silva recounts to Brandi the day she nearly died during childbirth, how her near-death experience significantly impacted her life, and why it’s vital for women to endlessly advocate for their health.
Ep. 12 – Infertility & IVF: I Finished Menopause at 24 Years Old – Kelly McLay
Kelly McLay, a two-time seven continent marathon finisher, and founder and owner of Fitness International Travel, a travel agency focused on bringing runners to marathons around the world, shares her inspiring journey overcoming major fertility obstacles after undergoing early menopause in her twenties.