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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Shining the Light of Hope: What You Didn’t Know About Climb Out of the Darkness

Posted: June 20, 2018 at 5:11 pm   /   blog

Blog submitted by: Jennifer Cordeau, PHA Treasurer 2018 You’ve been hearing a lot from PHA about Climb Out of the Darkness which takes place all over the world on Saturday, June 23. But did you know why it was started, how the first Climb began in San Diego, or how Postpartum Support International is helping […]

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Educational Event With Dr. Sterling, OBGYN – July 12

Posted: June 4, 2018 at 4:44 pm   /   Events

Thu, July 12, 2018 from 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT Click the link below to purchase tickets. FREE to members & $20 for non-members Did you all hear the incredible new recommendation that the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) came out with a few weeks back? Not only are they recognizing the […]

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Maternal Mental Health and the Infant-Parent Relationship

Posted: May 23, 2018 at 5:56 pm   /   blog

Blog submitted by Claudia Rios-Gastelum, LMFT Motherhood and childhood remain interconnected long before and after the umbilical cord is cut.  As both baby and mother transition into each of their roles, they will create this dance by reading each other’s cues to build on their relationship.  However, in a partnership where the mother is experiencing […]

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#Realmotherhood is the Antidote to the Myth of Perfect Motherhood

Posted: April 25, 2018 at 10:59 pm   /   blog

Blog submitted by Shelly Tregembo May is Maternal Mental Health Month and April 30 to May 4 is MMH Awareness Week. Our friends over at the Blue Dot Project MMH Week 2018 are launching a social media campaign to breakdown the stereotypes of motherhood. It’s so very easy in our carefully curated social media world to […]

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Giving Birth In American With Every Mother Counts – May 12

Posted: April 25, 2018 at 3:43 am   /   Events

Join us on Mothers Day Weekend as we partner with Every Mother Counts to raise awareness about PMADS! Our President, Bethany Warren, LCSW will be joining many others on a panel after the screening. TICKETS AVAILABLE : http://HTTPS://EMC-SCREENING.EVENTBRITE.COM 9:30 AM – BRUNCH RECEPTION 10:00 AM – FILM SCREENING 10:30 – PANEL DISCUSSION Download the flyer […]

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Warmline Training – August 16

Posted: April 16, 2018 at 5:16 am   /   Uncategorized

August 16, 2018 from 6pm – 8:30pm. Light dinner & snacks provided!  What is the commitment?: Typically Warmline volunteers are on call for 1-3 weeks a year, and receive about 3-5 calls per week which takes on average 20 mins per call. We will explain more about how all this works at the training, but […]

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PMADS 101 Training – April 21, 2018

Posted: April 16, 2018 at 5:13 am   /   Events

10am – 12:30am April 21, 2018 USD Hahn School of Nursing & Health Science Bld. Room 106 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego CA RSVP to We are SO very excited to present to you our new ‘PMADS 101 Training’ at our first Educational Event of the year! This training was created in mind for clinicians, […]

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Climb Out Of The Darkness – June 23, 2018

Posted: April 16, 2018 at 5:01 am   /   Events

Saturday, June 23 rd at 9:00 am Kate Sessions Park in Pacific Beach Postpartum Health Alliance is teaming up with Postpartum Support International for Climb Out of the Darkness®, the world’s largest event raising awareness and funds for perinatal mental illnesses. Please join us as moms, dads, and families in our community come together to […]

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3 Secrets to Surviving PMADs: Get the sleep support you need to rest, restore, resource, & recover

Posted: March 29, 2018 at 5:56 pm   /   blog, Featured

  Written by Jen Varela, owner of Sugar Night Night & PHA President-Elect Jen is a Certified Gentle Sleep Coach®, co-author of “Loved to Sleep,” and founder of Sugar Night Night, a pediatric sleep consulting service. As a survivor of a PMAD herself, Jen has a deeper understanding of how to support parents experiencing PMADs in […]

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