avatar Anna Gannon Editorial Lead at Expectful

What if we could release the shame around mental health during fertility, pregnancy and motherhood?

Dr. Kat Kaeni, a psychologist specializing in perinatal mental health, is on the podcast today to talk about mental health during the motherhood journey and the role it has played in her own life.

After going through her own mental health challenges when her daughter was born, Dr. Kaeni made it her mission to support other woman through this process and help drop the same that surrounds perinatal mental health. On today’s episode, Dr. Kat tells us her story, what she would like to see change about perinatal mental health and steps that we can take today to heal our minds and bodies.

About Dr. Katayune Kaeni


Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D., is a psychologist specializing perinatal mental health and the creator and host of the Mom & Mind Podcast. Dr. Kat has a private practice where she focuses on supporting new mothers and families. She volunteers with Postpartum Support International and works with San Bernardino Co.’s Maternal Mental Health workgroup as a subject matter expert to provide training to local mental health and allied healthcare providers.