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Mom and Mind Podcast on Maternal Mental Health

New podcast series focuses on mental health aspects of becoming pregnant, being pregnant and early parenthood.

In this podcasts Dr Kat is telling real stories from moms and family members who made it from struggling to wellness. She also interviews experts and advocates who work for moms and families to get the help they need.

One of these experts and mom who made it from struggling to wellness is the amazing Dr Wendy Davis. She shares her story about being a specialist and not realising she was suffering from postpartum depression.
“It’s like being in the middle of an earthquake and being a geo physicist, who studies earthquakes, and not knowing it’s an earthquake. That would be terrifying.”

Mom and Mind

Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of Mom & Mind Podcast for free on iTunes: Mom & Mind Podcast With Dr. Kat

Register today: Responding to mothers

If you haven’t booked your space at our interactive training workshop

for NGO staff

on maternal mental health and empathic engagement skills

than do so today. Spaces are limited!

• Date: Wednesday, 12 November
• Venue: Room 7, Building B, 46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch
• Time: 8.30AM to 1:00 pm

The workshop will cover:

– common mental disorder in pregnant women and new mothers

– risk factors and outcomes of mental illness

– barriers to empathic engagement and

– empathic engagement skills

Contact Songelwa Mobo (

You can also download or forward the invitation as PDF here

Interactive training on maternal mental

Interactive training on maternal mental health & empathic engagement skills on 27 October! Contact us for more info:

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