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4 Tips to Eliminate Sleep Props

Posted: March 28, 2020 at 5:24 pm   /   Uncategorized

4 TIPS TO ELIMINATE SLEEP PROPS Written by Natalie Fitzgerald, PHA Programs Manager and Certified Sleep Consultant and Postpartum Doula. In addition to working as a PHA Staff Member, Natalie owns a pediatric sleep consulting business, Restored Sleep Consulting + Postpartum Care, helping families find sustainable ways to get their babies sleeping. Learn more at […]

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Warmling Training

Posted: February 4, 2020 at 9:39 pm   /   Events, Featured

Want to make a difference? PHA operates a warm line (‪619-254-0023) dedicated to helping San Diego families connect to the support they deserve. And this invaluable service wouldn’t be possible without our army of volunteers. If you’d like to be a part of our mission, we will be hosting a warm line training on February […]

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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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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy: A Therapist’s Overview

Posted: August 5, 2019 at 4:22 pm   /   blog, Testimonials

Gretchen Mallios, LCSW, RYT is a therapist in private practice in San Diego and past President of Postpartum Health Alliance. In addition, she is the founder of Positively Yoga, where she and other instructors offer therapeutic yoga and mindfulness services to support emotional health Many people compare pregnancy and parenting to a roller coaster, filled […]

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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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Why I Climb.

Posted: May 16, 2019 at 5:44 pm   /   blog

Postpartum Health Alliance (PHA) is honored to co-host San Diego’s 5th annual Climb Out of the Darkness, the world’s largest event raising awareness about PMADs (perinatal mood and anxiety disorders). Please join us for this free, family-friendly event on June 15th at Kate Sessions Park from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Blog post by Julie […]

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The Perfect Mother

Posted: April 22, 2019 at 7:46 pm   /   blog

Written by PHA Board member Dr. Amanda Freeman. Amanda is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice. She is passionate about making the experience of motherhood a joyful and fulfilling time.  Striving for the impossible ideal of being the “perfect mother” is a trap many can fall into. The “perfect mother” is plastered all over […]

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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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