Postpartum Support Group
INTRODUCTION: Don't Throw The Baby Out With The Bathwater!
Are you feeling a bit overwhelmed with your pregnancy or the birth of your baby? You're 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. You are not alone!
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 hour twice per 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!
One hour group session twice per month from 1-2:00 pm. See calendar for specific dates.
This group is for any mother experiencing Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorder during pregnancy or anytime during the baby's first year.
Due to limited seating, registration is preferred.
Group is facilitated by a registered nurse with special training in perinatal mood disorders.
For additional information you may call 904-202-3140. Please leave a message and someone will return your call within 24 hours of business hours, Mon-Fri.
Destination Maternity at the Town Center
For your convenience, we offer additional support groups at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, Baptist Medical Center Nassau 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.
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