Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders:  An Overview

Speaker: Birdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA



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Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: An Overview

Birdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA
In this webinar, you will learn about the many faces of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) including signs and symptoms, risk factors, screening, breastfeeding, and treatment options. You will also learn ways of integrating and teaching useful information about PMADs to your moms and families.


Birdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA

Birdie Gunyon Meyer is an RN with a Master’s Degree in Psychology/Counseling.  She is the Coordinator of the Perinatal Mood Disorders Program at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis, Indiana.

She is a Past-President and Past-Chair of Education and Training for Postpartum Support International and currently is the Director of Certification. PSI is the world's largest non-profit organization dedicated to helping those suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

Birdie is also on the President’s Advisory Council for PSI and for the International Childbirth Education Association.  She is currently the Certification Director for PSI.
Birdie specializes in the recognition and treatment of pregnancy and postpartum mood and anxiety disorders.  She is a childbirth educator and a lactation counselor.
Birdie has been interviewed frequently for radio, television, and print media.
Birdie is highlighted as a PMD expert in PSI’s DVD that is shown around the country. “Healthy Mom, Happy Family:  Understanding Pregnancy and Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders.

Birdie has been speaking to audiences for over 25 years and is an International Trainer for PSI’s 2-day “Perinatal Mood Disorders, Components of Care”. She also speaks frequently to communities, nursing schools, grand rounds, and conferences.

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: An Overview

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