It is often said that it takes a village to raise a child. Well, currently our 'village' is pretty scarce for new moms; women are left to do the majority of baby raising alone, separated from friends, co-workers and families. It is hard physically and emotionally. Below is information on a support group for new moms that are having a difficult time
May all babies be born into loving hands...
K. Michelle Doyle, CNM, NYS LM, MSN
Who: Peer Support Group for Moms during their first year postpartum who are experiencing a Postpartum Mood Disorder or who are struggling during the postpartum period. Please feel free to bring Babies in arms. Women who are pregnant after experiencing a Mood Disorder with their
previous child’s birth are also welcome
When: Fourth Wednesday of Every Month beginning May25, 2011
*There will be no group in July due to vacation*
Location: Three Sisters, 406 Fulton St. Suite 513, Troy, NY 12180
Facilitator: Amy Breese, PCD(DONA),CLC is a postpartum doula, lactation
counselor and mom to two sons. Amy has both personal and professional experience
with Postpartum Mood Disorders. Please contact her at 518-469-8704 or
email@example.com for more information or to RSVP. The group is FREE but
pre-registration is required to ensure there is enough space to accommodate the
This group is not meant to replace the care of your healthcare provider or therapist but to
provide a safe space for mothers to gather, share their stories and help each other during
the first year postpartum.