NYSSA: The Unmentionables

NYSSA: The Unmentionables

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Join us for real talk with experts and new parents from around the globe for conversations about the ‘unmentionable’ topics surrounding the postpartum experience— also known as the Fourth Trimester.


Incarceration During Pregnancy and Postpartum with Miyhosi Benton of the Women & Justice Project
Dec 29, 2019 • 45 min
A first-hand account of pregnancy and postpartum in prison from one of campaign leaders of New York State’s 2015 Anti-Shackling law
Taking Care of Yourself in Early Motherhood with Nutritional Therapist Madeleine Shaw
Oct 25, 2019 • 26 min
Tips and tricks for taking care of yourself or a loved one after having a baby
Mothering in the Age of Social Media with Prof. Bethany Johnson & Dr. Margaret Quinlan
Oct 18, 2019 • 37 min
A conversation about how advice on mothering has evolved over the decades, with a focus on the impact of social media.
Navigating Postpartum Emotions and Identity Shifts with Clinical Psychologist Dr. Molly Millwood
Oct 1, 2019 • 47 min
An exploration of the emotional terrain of early parenthood with psychologist and author Dr. Molly Millwood
Why Postpartum Physical Therapy Is So Important with Pelvic Floor Therapist, Sara Reardon (The Vagina Whisperer!)
Sep 16, 2019 • 35 min
A deep-dive into the importance of physical therapy as part of a positive postpartum recovery plan
Postpartum Care: A Pediatrician’s Perspective with Dr. Rupa Mahadevan
Aug 30, 2019 • 36 min
How can the medical community better support new mothers and their babies? A pediatrician shares her point of view with Nyssa.
Birth & Postpartum: The Trans Experience with Parent and Activist Trystan Angel Reese
Jul 30, 2019 • 40 min
Transgender parent Trystan Angel Reese shares his experience of birth, postpartum recovery, and building a family alongside his partner, Biff.
Returning to Work after Baby with Fifth Trimester Author/Founder Lauren Smith Brody
Jul 11, 2019 • 48 min
Lauren Smith Brody, author and founder of the Fifth Trimester movement speaks to Nyssa about returning to work after having a baby.
Using Data to Inform Decisions in Early Parenthood with Economist Emily Oster
Jun 18, 2019 • 45 min
Economist and author Emily Oster discusses the research behind her new book, Cribsheet— a data-driven guide to better, more relaxed parenting.
Connecting to the Creative Self Following Postpartum Depression with Musician Angela James
May 27, 2019 • 56 min
Musician Angela James talks to Nyssa about creating art out of her experience with postpartum depression
Navigating the Realities of New Motherhood with Labor and Postpartum Doula Katy Collins
Apr 27, 2019 • 32 min
Hear from a Postpartum Doula about what you can expect from their care, some truths about the Fourth Trimester, and some tips to maximize your wellbeing during this identity-shattering time.