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A Friend in Need- Three Steps to Help Moms Who are Struggling

Posted: September 16, 2019 at 3:40 am   /   Uncategorized

Blog is written by PHA Board Member Shelly Tregembo. In addition to acting as Development Chair at PHA, Shelly leads the Live Well San Diego Support Team at the County of San Diego. With the support of communication, partner engagement and data professionals, the Live Well San Diego Support Team helps residents, businesses and community organizations build better […]

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2020-2021 Board of Directors Positions

Posted: September 13, 2019 at 4:48 am   /   Uncategorized

We are thrilled that you would consider joining the incredible volunteer Board of Directors for the Postpartum Health Alliance. Below you will find a list of open positions, as well as an application. Board application process: Read board position descriptions carefully to decide which one might be the best fit Fill out the application and […]

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Perinatal Wellness Advocate Award

Posted: August 28, 2019 at 11:33 pm   /   Uncategorized

The San Diego Postpartum Health Alliance is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Perinatal Wellness Advocate Award. This award provides an opportunity for the individuals who have made a significant impact in the lives of families through their work in perinatal health.  ALL nominees will be recognized publicly at the October Fiesta. We want to […]

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Conversations that Count: Ask a Dad about His Journey

Posted: June 26, 2019 at 6:54 pm   /   blog, Featured, Uncategorized

 International Fathers’ Mental Health Day (IFMHD) was on June 17th (the day after Father’s Day), so I wanted to take a quick look at an often-overlooked aspect of new fathers’ adjustment to parenthood: His own hormonal changes. Several of my colleagues founded IFMHD several years back as a way to draw some much-needed attention to […]

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Parenting With Social Media

Posted: March 27, 2019 at 4:28 pm   /   Uncategorized

Undoubtedly, social media has completely changed society. Everything we do and see is now being documented for our family and friends (and the rest of the universe for that matter) to see. They experience what we experience through tiny 5-inch screens. How is this changing the way we parent and how is this affecting our […]

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Membership Benefits

Posted: July 10, 2018 at 4:08 am   /   Uncategorized

As a member, you receive: Monthly newsletter full of the latest updates on research, articles from our colleagues in the field, a featured blog article and more! Access to the clinical listserv, a robust email community where you can ask clinical questions, seek referrals recommendations from your colleagues or promote whatever you’re currently doing for […]

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How Can We Help Low-Income Families Get Access to Care?

Posted: July 29, 2017 at 6:39 am   /   Featured, Uncategorized

Author: Shelly Tregembo With the passage of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion, California now boasts more than 12 million people insured through the Medi-Cal program– the largest number of insured individuals in our State’s history. And amazingly, finally, these millions of newly-insured Californians have coverage that includes mental health services. As much as […]

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It’s Time to Quit Telling Dads to Support Moms

Posted: June 14, 2017 at 7:43 pm   /   Uncategorized

“She’s going to need a lot of help, so you’ll need to be there to support her with whatever she needs once the baby comes.” I do a lot of clinical work with parents as well as training with “maternal and child mental health” organizations, and I usually end up telling virtually everyone who’ll listen […]

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Chat with a Psychiatrist

Posted: May 31, 2017 at 5:55 pm   /   Uncategorized

By Veronica James, LCSW This month I have the honor of introducing you to Dr. Alison Reminick.   Dr. Reminick is a board-certified psychiatrist  who directs the UCSD Women’s Reproductive Mental Health Program, which helps women manage and recover from anxiety, depression, or other emotional issues during infertility, pregnancy, or the postpartum period.   Dr. Reminick specializes […]

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What is a fertility story?

Posted: May 22, 2017 at 5:08 pm   /   Uncategorized

Healing comes when a person identifies the narrative that they created about themselves as they went through their reproductive process.  This narrative becomes supported in consciously choosing which beliefs they hold on to and which ones do not serve them now that their journey is behind them.  Left unexplored, narratives can lead to internalized emotions […]

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