Walk with a Doc
- Health & Wellness
- Baptist Primary Care, Jacksonville FL
Postpartum Support Group
Fernandina Beach, FL
INTRODUCTION: Don't Throw The Baby Out With The Bathwater!
Are you feeling overwhelmed or like you're on an emotional rollercoaster during your pregnancy or since the birth of your baby? YOU ARE NOT ALONE!
According to Postpartum Support International (PSI), Postpartum depression is the #1 complication from childbirth. Research shows that 50% - 70% of newborn moms and 10% of newborn dads will experience some type of postpartum mood disorder. This disorder can occur anytime in pregnancy, or during the first year after giving birth. Some women experience depression while others have extreme anxiety. It is not your fault!
Baptist Health's Women's Services offers a FREE bi-monthly support group for mothers of newborns (biological or adoptive) who are experiencing any type of perinatal or postpartum mood issue. This may include, but is not limited to: sadness, tearfulness, excessive worry, difficulty sleeping, changes in appetite, irritability, lack of bonding, anxiety and any other change in mood or behavior. Here, you will receive support from others with similar experiences as well as be taught skills to help alleviate symptoms.
This will be an on-going group held for one and a half hours two times a month. There is no charge but space is limited so please register each time you wish to attend. Register early as space is limited.
You do not have to be a Baptist Health patient-all are welcome to attend our group!
For more information, call 904-202-3140 or email "contact host" below
One and a half hour group session, 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month from 5-6:30 pm.
This group is for any mother experiencing any type of mood or anxiety disorder while pregnant or during the baby's first year. (Your baby is welcome, but we do not have childcare for other children)
Due to limited seating, registration is preferred.
Group is facilitated by a registered nurse with special training in perinatal mood disorders.
Baptist Medical Center Nassau.- From Lobby inside by the pharmacy, there will be signs directing you to the Caritas Room.
For your convenience, we offer additional support groups at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, Destination Maternity at the Town Center, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville and at the Baker County Health Dept. . Please refer to other locations listed in Eventbrite.
CLASS CANCELLATION POLICY:
To accommodate others who may wish to attend this class, we ask that all cancellations be submitted at least 72 hours prior to the start of the class. . Please submit your cancellation instructions here via Contact the Host.
Baptist Health is the only nonprofit, mission-driven, community-owned healthcare system in North Florida. We are here to serve the community’s needs with the area’s most comprehensive healthcare network, providing a full spectrum of high-quality clinical services across the continuum of care to support your family’s health and wellbeing at every stage of life. Noted by our community for having the best doctors, best nurses and best overall quality, our circle of care is unlike any other in our region.
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