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Mindful Connections Postpartum Support - Enhanced support for Women

Mindful connections is a support group for new moms who may need help as they adapt and transition into motherhood.

The emotional experience throughout pregnancy and after deliver is different for every woman. Hormones, sleep, nutrition and stress can impact your abiltiy to cope and feel like yourself again. It is normal to feel overwhemed with all the changes, whether you were prepared for them or not. Having support is important for moms, their baby and the rest of the family. The sooner you start, the more quickly you will bounce back.
For mothers with children 3 weeks to 14 months of age who are struggling with adapting to motherhood during the post partum period. This is an 8 week series of rotating topics and women can join the group at any time.
Topics and discussion include:

  • understanding postpartum mood disorders
  • self awareness, self care
  • coping measures and support

Child care is available at no cost.

Contact Details

Family Services of Central Alberta

Address
5409 50 Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta
T4N 4B7
Telephone
403-343-6400
Accessibility

Front door wheelchair accessible with ramp and automatic doors.  Accessible washroom facilities and lift.

Getting There

Close to public transportation.

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Wednesday
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Note

This service is not offered during July and August. Please visit website for current information.

Access
Service Providers May Include
postpartum coordinators, program facilitators
Eligibility

Client must be experiencing postpartum mood disorder.

Service Access

Register on line at www.fsca.ca 


Fees

Pre registration is required to ensure that adequate child care is booked. One time fee $15 per family.

Subsidy is available upon request


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Partners

Partners/affiliations

Family Services of Central Alberta (FSCA)