FACILITATED SUPPORT GROUPS FOR MUMS
Whether your preparing for your first baby or your second (or third or more!), bringing home a new baby is one of the most wonderful, exciting, and joyous experiences in life. At the same time, motherhood can also be exhausting, overwhelming, and lonely.
Our professionally-led, peer support groups provide a safe, supportive environment in which mums just like you come together to support each other navigate the ups and downs of new motherhood. Learn through guided group discussions, share your experiences, and connect with yourself and other mums.
facilitated by a psychologist
learn evidence-based healthy coping strategies
safe, non-judgemental environment
practical advice and support from other mums
Join us if this sounds like you …
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the sudden changes in your life?
Is motherhood different than you expected?
Looking for professional advice and reassurance?
Craving supportive and deeply connected friendships?
A GROUP FOR EVERY MUM
Ten consecutive, 90-minute group sessions, facilitated by a Well-Being Centre psychologist, with no more than eight participants per group.
WHAT TO EXPECT
the birth of a mother: the transition to motherhood
recognising and responding to your emotional needs during the peripartum period
postpartum depression/anxiety and overwhelm
navigating your new day-to-day (scheduling, sleep, feeding, and everything else!)
fears and hopes as mothers in relation to how we were mothered (what kind of mother do I want to be - who am I?)
fostering connection and attachment with your baby
psychologically flexible parenting
the “good enough mother”
the dark side of motherhood: everything we don’t talk about (fear, frustration, regret, anger, irritability etc.)
challenging the myths of motherhood
balancing time, love, attention between multiple children
supporting your child/children transition to their new role as a big sibling
couples care: maintaining connection and intimacy