Live Trainings:  Please visit our website to see a list of community trainings coming up.  https://perinatalsupport.org/for-providers/ Self Paced Trainings available on demand:  Hey, White Therapist, Here’s Where We Start (Ep. 92) A Free 1 CE Credit Hour Podcast Continuing Education Course Moving Beyond Cultural Competence to Anti-Racism 6 Crucial Steps to Decolonize Your Therapy Practice…

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Perinatal Support Washington recognizes that resources to heal racial trauma is not the cure for the impact of racism on Black communities. Instead, consistent action to dismantle systems that are inequitable and based on white supremacy are the actions needed.  The resources listed have been compiled to provide added support for the Black community while…

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Updated 3/24/2020 FAQ for pregnancy, birth, and newborns:  We are hearing reports that hospitals are limiting support people at births, screening support people before allowing them in, and possibly separating birthing parents who are symptomatic from newborns.  There is also the potential for a lot of misinformation, or conflicting information. If a parent is full…

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Resources for Health Care providers:  Free account with Headspace  https://www.headspace.com/health-covid-19 Free/low cost virtual platforms:  https://www.hca.wa.gov/billers-providers-partners/prior-authorization-claims-and-billing/request-zoom-license-connect Google Hangouts Meet – HIPAA compliant available through Gsuite $5-10 per month.   Regroup Therapy- free HIPAA compliant software Weekly Support Meeting for those that are Helpers  Community Connection Circle Facilitated by Crystal Gurney Most Tuesdays- for more info on meeting…

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Stress Reduction Resources (mindfulness, movement, meditation) Updated 4/13/2020 Stress reduction sites Center for Mindfulness Stress Reduction UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Center– UCSD Center for Mindfulness COVID Response Stress Reduction Resources by and for People of Color Spanish Mindfulness Audio links to listen and practice: https://mindfulnessexercises.com/free-online-mindfulness-courses/uclas-guided-meditations-english-spanish/ Audio links to listen and practice: http://bilingualmindfulness.com/guided-meditations Handouts, FAQs about mindfulness practice, RAIN worksheet https://www.tarabrach.com/en-espanol/…

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Hi, my name is Sabine and I suffered from Postpartum Anxiety, Depression and OCD. This is my story on deciding to have another child. If you are thinking about having another child after experiencing a postpartum mood disorder, I want you to know that you will make the right choice, you are strong and you…

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There seems to be no shortage of information available to the newly pregnant couple. Myriad books, blogs, and online articles cover just about everything you may wish to know about pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period. However, if you want to know what your sex life might be like after transitioning to parenthood, you may…

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RelationshipsThe Gottman Relationship Blog (The Gottman Institute)Fantastic, research-based blog with resources on relationships. Within the blog is a specific column entitled “Bringing Baby Home” that features posts about improving the marital relationship while welcoming a new baby. The Gottman mission is to reach out to families in order to help create and maintain greater love and health in…

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For ProvidersThe Monster Within: The Hidden Side of Motherhood By Barbara AlmondMixed feelings about motherhood—uncertainty over having a child, fears of pregnancy and childbirth, or negative thoughts about one’s own children—are not just hard to discuss, they are a powerful social taboo. Barbara Almond brings this troubling issue to light. She uncovers the roots of…

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