Friday, September 27

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Meet Kay Matthews


Kay Matthews is the Founder of BabyCakes & Brunch and The Shades of Blue Project. After experiencing the loss of her daughter at birth in 2013, Kay turned her focus to caring for women. The Shades of Blue Project is a maternal mental health awareness program that promotes healing through journaling and support groups; the program is based on the activities and strategies that helped Kay through her own postpartum depression. 

Meet Meyleen Velasquez

Meyleen Velasquez is a clinical social worker and therapist who helps moms in California, Florida, and Mississippi through in-person and virtual therapy sessions. Meyleen helps women dealing with postpartum complications, fertility issues, loss, difficult birth experiences & other traumatic events to recover and feel like themselves again. Meyleen is part of the Postpartum Support International Florida chapter, where she helps guide moms and dads affected by perinatal mood and anxiety disorders through the process of finding resources near them.