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iStock_000023481405MediumPostpartum Preparation for the Whole Family

A free class offered at Triangle-area Babies “R” Us locations!

Part of our goal at Postpartum Education and Support is making sure the public and especially expectant women and couples better understand postpartum mood disorders.

Our one-session class is offered monthly at Babies “R” Us locations around the Triangle. This class is geared towards expectant mothers and their partners, as well as parents of newborns. Staff and volunteers of Postpartum Education and Support proivde information and lead discussion on the following topics:

  • Expectations of birth, motherhood/parenthood, and life with baby.
  • The “baby blues” and other common emotional responses to childbirth.
  • Symptoms of postpartum depression and anxiety.
  • Creating a personalized postpartum plan.
  • Practical tips on managing family and visitors, menu planning, self care, household organization and caring for older siblings.

Summer/fall dates and location:

February 22nd – Durham (7001 Fayetteville Road — Renaissance Center, Durham, NC 27713)

March 21st Raleigh (7810 Poyner Pond Cir — Raleigh, NC 27616)

April 18th – Durham

May 16th –  Raleigh

June 20th – Durham

July 18th – Raleigh

August 15th  Durham

September 19th – Raleigh

October 17th Durham

November 21stRaleigh

December 19th Durham

For more details about upcoming class dates and locations, see Babies R Us.

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