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Beyond the Baby Blues

About the Program

This 9 week group is for anyone who has given birth and who is experiencing postpartum depression and/or postpartum anxiety. It is designed for persons who are noting the signs and symptoms of distress that go beyond the short-term “baby blues” that are often experienced after birth.  Participation is by self-referral and all levels of postpartum depression and anxiety are welcomed.

The first session is a Partner/Supporter Information Session.  This session is for group members along with their partners or supporters to receive information and strategies to help the family in their recovery from postpartum depression and anxiety.

Upcoming Course Dates

Please connect with the program coordinator for future group schedule

You can reach us at 613-725-3601 ext 108 or please feel free to complete the contact form below.

Cost: $300 (Possible coverage by Private Insurance or sliding scale fee)

 

Benefits of participation

  • Open and safe space

    Learn and practice tools for coping and recovery from postpartum depression or anxiety

  • Support and Assessment

    Facilitated by trained mental health counsellor and a parenting educator

  • Build better relationships

    Learn and practice healthy communication skills and explore how parenting impacts identity and the family

  • Partner or support person information session

    Discuss the signs and symptoms of Postpartum Depression/Anxiety and explore the impact on self and family

  • Learn about attachment and nurturing the parent/child relationship

    Explore the messages that influence parenting and ways to respond that supports healthy attachment and child development

  • Recapture Joy

    Develop skills to relax and increase positive thoughts while decreasing negative feelings

  • “Hearing from others experiencing postpartum depression and anxiety helped me from not feeling alone.  The tools to cope with anxiety, relationship issues and the partner session was very helpful to understand it differently”

    For more information connect with our client care team.

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