Education & Strategies for Empowering New Mothers
Feel more equipped for the motherhood journey, armed with a personalized plan to proactively navigate all the new motherhood feelings.
Dr. Jill Garrett, the founder of Motherhood Feels, is a licensed psychologist with expertise and specialization in perinatal mental health.
With over a decade of clinical experience and leadership in this field, Dr. Garrett is well equipped to support all your Motherhood Feels.
Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders
PMADs are categorized as any emotional challenge that occurs in the pregnancy or postpartum period.
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Panic Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Adjustment Challenges
Who Experiences PMADs?
Source: Policy Center for Maternal Mental Health
We are in the midst of a mental health crisis for new and expectant moms.
Motherhood Feels is here for you.
Maternal Mental Health Conditions
PMADs are the most common complications of pregnancy & childbirth.
Motherhood Feels Online Course
Before Baby Boot Camp
Gain knowledge about maternal mental health.
Acquire evidence-based skills specific to the pregnancy + postpartum period.
Create an individualized Motherhood Feels Support List and Plan.
Access reputable resources for further support.
Motherhood Feels Online Course
Before Baby Boot Camp will empower you with education on perinatal mental health, enhance your emotional awareness, and offer you concrete evidence-based coping skills for coping in pregnancy and the postpartum period.
This Course Includes:
- Pre & Post Boot Camp Assessments
- 40+ short videos with evidence-based skills for coping in pregnancy and the postpartum period.
- Personalized Motherhood Feels Plan
- 30 page Motherhood Feels: Before Baby Boot Camp Workbook
- Comprehensive Resource List
Online + Pre-recorded
Instant access to strategies that work.
Smart strategies through your smart phone.
Take your time; go at your own pace.
No attention span? No problem!
Our workbook keeps you on track.
Evidence-based content; research-supported strategies.
Motherhood Feels Corporate Programs
Empowering employees around their most important delivery so they can deliver for you.
Untreated PMADs lead to financial consequences for both employees and employers.
Percentage of Mothers in the workforce
Annual cost of untreated mental health conditions
Untreated PMADs results in productivity loss
Source: So O’Neil et al., The High Costs of Maternal Morbidity Show Why We Need Greater Investment in Maternal Health(Commonwealth Fund, Nov. 2021).
Breaking Down Barriers
with Motherhood Feels
Instant and easy access through online platforms
Offered as an employee benefit
Brief, self-paced, and pre-recorded videos
A format that affords privacy
Specialized care for a special population
How Can Motherhood Feels Help ?
We are ready to help you start tackling this crisis.
Assess the Impact
Around 20% of employees who utilize maternity leave will experience a PMAD.
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Love hearing from other parents who are going through all of the things. It’s refreshing to be able to relate and feel encouraged.
Sarene, working mom of 1
Listening to Dr. Jill’s podcast is like the warm hug we moms need. Keep up the good work Dr. Jill. 10/10.
Ashli, mom of 2
The course is an absolute must for expectant parents. The convenience of an online format, expert guidance, and a supportive community make it a five-star experience.
Emily, working mom of 2
Hindsight is 20/20
A Motherhood Feels Podcast
Dr. Garrett engages with seasoned parents on their parenthood reflections to learn what they wish they had known ahead of parent life and how, in hindsight, they would have supported their “motherhood + fatherhood feels” differently.
M is for Mom
A Motherhood Feels Book
An excellent coping strategy is reading kids’ books with reputable mental health content. M is for Mom introduces healthy mental health coping skills in a rhyming storybook format for more Motherhood Feels support.
D is for Dad
A Fatherhood Feels Book
What is a Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder or a PMAD? Is that the same as "PPD" or postpartum depression?
PMAD = perinatal mood and anxiety disorder. Basically, it's any emotional challenge that occurs in the period of pregnancy or the year of so after having a baby. Depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Psychosis. If any of these occur during pregnancy or postpartum = PMAD.
You are not alone! I promise. PMADs are super-common. They do not feel good. But, there are a lot of good things you can do to help yourself feel better.
Check out Motherhood Feels: Before Baby Boot Camp for education, evidence-based coping strategies for pregnancy and postpartum, and more.
Therapy wait times, childcare hassles, finances - it's too much?! How can I cope with all my motherhood feelings like postpartum depression, anxiety, fears, worries?!
Motherhood Feels is excited to introduce an online, pre-recorded program to help offset some of your barriers.
Motherhood Feels: Before Baby Boot Camp offers you instant access to evidence-based strategies for healthy coping in pregnancy and the postpartum period.
Typical psychotherapy sessions that are not covered by insurance can costs hundreds of dollars an hour. If you are able to secure an appointment with a provider through insurance, you'll likely have co-pays. Before Baby Boot Camp offsets these barriers with a cost that you can manage.
If you need immediate support, please contact this 24/7 resource
National Suicide Prevention Hotline and Website
Check out our Free Resource section to get helpful information, links and videos.
No time, no problem. Start slowly and check out some of the brief videos here or on the Motherhood Feels YouTube channel. If you find it valuable, circle back around! And remember, taking care of you is a necessity, not a luxury.