Psychological Associates of Central Florida (PAC) is offering a 7 week Postpartum Support group at our office, held every Monday from February 25th through April 8th, 6:00-7:30pm. Each meeting is $25 per person; partners can attend for free and babies in arms are always welcome. You may register for the meetings separately but attendance at all 7 is highly encouraged. To register, please contact Hailey at PAC: 863-644-8470
2-25 Introduction and Education
Getting familiar with each other while normalizing and discussing postpartum depression.
3-4 Coping with Stress
Identifying stressors as well as techniques to reduce stress
3-11 Finding Support Systems
Understanding the types of support needed at this stage in motherhood and developing stronger supports.
3-18 Self Esteem Building and Self Care
Learning to appreciate the “new you” that transforms after giving birth and finding strength in that version of yourself.
3-25 Changing Expectations
Adapting some of the expectations you may have had before, and finding realistic expectations of parenting. This phase works through a lot of the grief that may have developed.
Learning to rebuild your relationship and your family while growing as a person. The struggles that come with rebuilding as well as the unexpected happiness that follows.
4-8 Wrapping up
Finding closure, strengthening support within the group, and wrapping up. (no cost)
Sliding scale fees are available. Please contact Hailey at PAC for more information: 863-644-8470