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Things we talked about:

Why we rant sometimes [2:05]

Dr. Hale’s research [5:19]

Postnatal mood disorder stats [10:33]

History of anxiety / depression as a risk factor [13:37]

Why you shouldn’t abruptly wean [15:23]

Postpartum screening [21:19]

Abby’s experience after Jack [22:30]

Dianne’s experience [23:15]

Transition to parenthood [26:18]

Today’s Takeaway [29:57]

Tips [30:26]

This week’s shout out [19:23]

Black Sisters Midwifery – IG

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Resources mentioned-

Infant Risk Center


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Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at Holmes