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Anna Routh

Founder/Executive Director

Anna is the Founder and Executive Director of Building Your Village. She is a mother to two and knows first hand what it is like to live with a postpartum mental health disorder. Anna experienced postpartum anxiety after her firstborn and shares her story to raise awareness of perinatal and postpartum mental health disorders. Anna has made it her mission to be sure that men and woman have the resources they need to be informed of these disorders and the ability to build a community of their own because it truly does "take a village".


Laura Johnson


Laura is the Co-Founder and Director of Building Your Village. Laura experienced Postpartum Anxiety after the birth of her son and later developed Postpartum Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) after a first trimester miscarriage. She hopes that Building Your Village will become a safe place for men and women to share their stories and build a community.


Julia Skapik, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer

Julia is the Chief Medical Officer of Building Your Village and a proud mother of two sons. Julia got her medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Julia has extensive knowledge and experience working in the Mental Health Community both in private and public sector.

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