LA Times

August 29th, 2016 by TheBlueDotProject

With Blue Dot Project, artist turns postpartum anxiety into a symbol of hope Escondido mother Peggy O’Neil Nosti three years ago created the Blue Dot Project, a fundraising campaign featuring blue circles in support of maternal mental health. (Don Boomer) Pam Kragen   After Peggy O’Neil Nosti gave birth to the youngest of her three […]

UT San Diego front page: TheBlueDotProject

August 29th, 2016 by TheBlueDotProject

Mom’s blue dot now a potent symbol Escondido mother raises awareness about postpartum depression and anxiety By Pam Kragen | 6 a.m. May 10, 2016 Peggy O’Neil Nosti is an Escondido mom who three years ago created the Blue Dot Project, a fundraising campaign of magnetic blue circles that people could put on their car bumpers […]

MAY CAMPAIGN 2016

March 11th, 2016 by TheBlueDotProject

Ask her the question! From Monday, May 2nd to Friday, May 6 2016, the NCMMH will be changing the conversation to focus back to moms as we share messages and images through social media that encourage moms, friends, family and care providers to ask her the question! How is she sleeping? Eating? Feeling? You can […]

NCMMH National Day of Action!

February 11th, 2016 by TheBlueDotProject

Federal Legislation Can Make the Difference NCMMH is thrilled to launch the first ever National Day of Action in support the federal “Bringing Postpartum Depression Out of the Shadows Act of 2015” bills (HR 3235 and S 2311). We Need You! You can make the difference, by picking up the phone or using social media […]

Mini-Grants Awarded to Mary’s Center and Postpartum Support Virginia!

October 2nd, 2014 by TheBlueDotProject

A big congratulations to Mary’s Center in Washington D.C. and Postpartum Support Virginia, who will each receive $500 to further the important work they are doing.  Mary’s Center will use the funding to provide childcare and nutritious snacks to the families they serve.  Postpartum Support Virginia will use the funding to provide informational packets to those […]

Mini-Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

June 27th, 2014 by TheBlueDotProject

As part of TheBlueDotProject’s vision, we aim to help women who are often times the most under-served. In that spirit, we are accepting applications for mini-grants. If you know that what you do serves as a catalyst for change in the lives of women who suffer from PMADs, please submit your application by July 31, […]

TheBlueDot Wins PSI’s Maternal Mental Health Universal Symbol Contest

May 6th, 2014 by TheBlueDotProject

PSI Announcement

USD Magazine

February 5th, 2014 by TheBlueDotProject

UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO / SPRING 2014 CLASS NOTES PROFILES Spring 2014by Trisha J. Ratledge Connecting the Dots Breaking the silence around postpartum anxiety Taking a rare seat midday in her Escondido, Calif., dining room as her sons chatter, Peggy O’Neil Nosti ’94 (BA) is yoga-calm. She savors being a mom to her children — Ella, […]

UT San Diego

August 5th, 2013 by TheBlueDotProject

  Bumper stickers target women secretly suffering from postpartum illnesses By Pam Kragen7 A.M.AUG. 5, 2013 Peggy O’Neil Nosti with her children, from left, Theo, 3, Ella, 8, and Charlie, 5, at their Escondido home on July 29, 2013. photo by Bill Wechter ESCONDIDO — Three months after her third child, Theo, was born in 2010, Peggy […]

Postpartum Health Alliance Announces TheBlueDotProject

June 26th, 2013 by TheBlueDotProject

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2013 – Postpartum Health Alliance’s president, Jessica Heldman, announced today the launch of an innovative new awareness campaign, TheBlueDotProject. The Alliance is hoping to bring the issues of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs), including postpartum depression and anxiety, out of the shadows with this universal symbol. TheBlueDotProject magnet or bumper […]