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Momma Sings the Blues is a conversation on Postpartum Depression (PPD). Have you considered the fact that 14% of all new mothers and 1 of every 7 mothers will get PPD. This has become become a major public health problem that we don't want or need to become an epidemic. The reality is that a women's mental health affects her child's physical and emotional development, so it is our hope for this show is to help women to identify PPD, understand the risks, seek treatment, get support and encourage them to not minimize its impact.
Our guests, Olivia Bergeron and Jatali Ballanton will join us:
Olivia Bergeron is a perinatal mental health expert, who has helped scores of women and men overcome postpartum depression and anxiety. She is a graduate of Vassar College and NYU, she has trained extensively with Postpartum Support International and the Postpartum Stress Center. She maintains a private practice called-- Mommy Groove Therapy & Support--in Brooklyn and Manhattan that focuses on helping parents find the joy and connection that may be missing from their lives.
Jatali V. Ballanton was born to a mother who suffered from PPD and who was raised by her father. This was what framed her mind and gave her the desire to help other parents to love or deal with their child especially when dealing with ppd, baby blues, etc.... Now as a wife, mother and certified nutritional therapist, Jatali spends time giving women a support team and outlet to comfortably discuss their battle with PPD with a firm belief that one's diet has a direct impact on helping to cure postpartum depression. With more than 10 years of experience, she aims to get more women to share their story.
Join RevKess & KaliSara to talk with Shanda Hahn Kinkade about her experience organizing Pagan Pride Days in a conservative area. Shanda has organized PPD in mid-Nebraska for three years and helped organize the PPD in Omaha this year.
Shanda began her journey on the Pagan Path in 1989, exploring a variety of traditions. She is an eclectic Pagan who waivers between Pantheism & Nontheism. Her practice is Grey Witchcraft with focus on balance, the 4 elements, animism, humanism, and the moon with a pinch of Hedge Witch tossed in for good measure.
She created the online group Wiccans in Nebraska (WINEB) in 2002. She joined the Rural Nebraska Witches’ Group (RNWG) via meetup.com in Mar 2007, and became co-organizer in Sept of that year. Apr 2013, she became a ritualist with Prairie Star Circle and later became lead ritualist (Jun 2013) before taking over all leading aspects Dec 2013.
Shanda has conducted workshops and classes, led group rituals, organized adult night-out events, ran a divination study group, presided over weddings, and taught a multiple-day seminar on Ritualist & Leadership training.
After a move in 2014, Shanda is still co-organizer of RNWG with most work being behind the scenes and she has remained the Local Coordinator for Kearney Area Pagan Pride. She is Secretary for the Black Hat Society of Omaha, a member of the Pagan Pride Day Omaha planning committee, and attends rituals with a local Druid Group, Prairie Shadow Grove.
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New Moms get the Tools to Beat their Postpartum Depression
Join Dr. Maiysha and Coach Elliott this Friday with their special guest Dr. Shoshana Bennett!
Did you know that postpartum depression (PPD) is the most common complication of child birth? This year, more than 1.3 million expectant and new mothers will experience this mood-lowering disorder, which is triggered by hormonal and chemical changes in the new mother's body and brain.
This week, Dr. Shosh will talk all about Postpartum Depression. See you Friday morning at 9a (ET)!
About our guest: Dr. Shoshana Bennett (or "Dr. Shosh" as she is referred to by her clients) is a clinical psychologist and one of the nation's foremost experts on postpartum depression (PPD) and related perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. A popular guest lecturer and keynote speaker, she is the author of Postpartum Depression for Dummies, Pregnant on Prozac, Children of The Depressed, and co-author of Beyond the Blues: Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression & Anxiety. She is also Executive Producer of the new documentary "Dark Side of the Full Moon," the first documentary to expose the barriers women face in getting treatment for perinatal mental illness.
Join John as he provides the latest updates on implementation of PPD-8 "National Preparedness" which is aimed at strengthening the security and resilience of the United States through systematic preparation for the threats that pose the greatest risk to the security of the Nation, including acts of terrorism, cyber attacks, pandemics, and catastrophic natural disasters.
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Combining a number of healing disciplines, including acupuncture, chiropractic and kinesiology, NAET is a holistic technique proven to eliminate allergies and reverse conditions such as autism/ADD/PPD, asthma, psoriasis, chronic fatigue, and irritable bowel (to name a few).
Join us as we speak with Dr. Susan Cunningham a chiropractor for over 20 years - she has been featured on News 12 numerous times, highlighting the many patients helped by NAET. She will be discussing the philosophy and efficacy of this breakthrough in healing.
Meet top integrative, wellness oriented healers, authors and celebrities from around the world at the NAVEL Expo
With PantheaCon starting in less than 24 hours from broadcast, RevKess and KaliSara wanted to take the opportunity to talk about some of the upcoming festival events. Focusing primarily on the United States, there are many festivals and Pagan events taking place in 2015. ConVocation, Between the Worlds, Heartland, PSG (just to name a few). During the show your hosts will give highlights of some of these upcoming events in early 2015.
Be sure to tune in to Pagan-Musings on the 15th for a live segment feature Sharon Knight. She will be dialing in from P-Con to share about her new music and video project.
If you are hosting or know of an event in your area that you would like us to talk about, please let us know through our Facebook or email us at email@example.com. (Note: The hosts are purposefully leaving PPD events out of this broadcast, those will be addressed in more detail as that season get closer.)
TODAY ON LIVING LARGE:
P.K. welcomes to the show, Black Opal Books Author, Megan Cyrulewski! In today's show, we will unveil a looming problem that often hits women after childbirth, Post-Partem Depression or (PPD). Between 5% and 25% of women are affected by this disease every year. The cause of PPD is unknown but it can be treated through professional medial help or as popular 'Days of our Lives' actress Lisa Rinna stated, "One day it just up and left me!" So, today we take an introspective look into the world of Post-Partem Depression, through the eyes of Ms. Cyrulewski. You don't want to miss this power-packed show! To listen or contribute to the conversation today, please dial: (646)-652-4006 and press 1.
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Special guest Lindsay Lipton Gerszt discusses her commitment to raising awareness for postpartum depression.
In 2007, Lindsay stepped back from the music industry to begin her beautiful family. It was at this stage in her life that she came face to face with postpartum depression. She is now committed to raising awareness for PPD, its many faces and the path to a healthy life and family. Her commitment to PPD has included working on the important documentary, When The Bough Breaks. This work has included fund raising, filming and telling her story, along with helping other women tell their story. This effort has become her passion.
You can learn more about When The Bough Breaks on their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/When-The-Bough-Breaks-a-documentary-about-postpartum-depression/357261354412414
Intuitive Medium, Reiki Master and Spiritual Teacher Shelly Wilson would love to assist you on your spiritual journey. With respect, truth, integrity and love, Shelly honors your free will and recognizes that you are co-creating your reality with the Universe. She offers private readings, intuitive coaching, Reiki sessions, and teaches workshops.
Pagan Pride Day season is just about here. The official event season kicks off with Lammas and concludes with Samhain (1 August through 31 October). Every seasons since PWN launched the hosts have spent some time talking about PPD and related events. They plan to do the same this year as well.
RevKess and Zaracon will also give you a Pagan perspective on world news, health and science, and updates on stories previously covered on PWN. Pagan related music and book releases will also be shared.
Do you know that 1 in 8 women suffer from postpartum depression (PPD), according to Postpartum Support International (PSI)?
"Maternal illness is not new. It was recognized as early as the fifth century B.C., when Hippocrates proposed that fluid from the uterus could flow to the head after childbirth and cause delirium. In the Middle Ages, mothers with such symptoms were viewed as witches or victims of witchcraft. " Belluck, P. (2014, June 15). Thinking of Ways to Harm Her. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com
We've come a long way in understanding postpartum depression but we still need to work on de-stigmatizing the illness, and raise awareness on what PPD is, and most importantly, we need to implement successful tools to identify women mostly vulnerable to PPD, so treatment can start as soon as possible.
Our guest today is Carly Snyder, M.D. , a psychiatrist in New York City with a focus and expertise in Reproductive Psychiatry.
Sam Thurman, Cliff Stewart, and Ethel Lopez of the Colorado exoneration firm A Just Cause, discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of innocent Americans.
Although the American system of justice is the most-respected worldwide, it is still a system designed, and operated, by humans, which means it's not perfect. Sam, Cliff and Ethel will highlight ongoing struggles against "the system" to free wrongfully imprisoned people, and what happens when justice miscarries against an actually innocent person.
Joining us tonight are Exonerees, Christoper Scott and Johnnie Lindsey of Texas, who started an organization, called House of Renewed Hope that fighting for social justice for those wrongly accused and convicted.
A Just Cause is currently campaigning for "FreeTheIRP6," who's been wrongly imprisoned in Florence, CO for a crime they didn't commitrong. For full story: www.freetheirp6.org.
For more information, about A Just Cause and to Donate to the IRP6 legal defense fund, please visit www.a-justcause.com.
Twitter: @AJCRadio, @A_JustCause, @FreeTheeIRP6 and @FreeeTheIRP6
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AJustCauseCoast2Coast, and https://www.facebook.com/AJustCauseCO, https://www.facebook.com/FreetheIRP6