‘Baby & Me’ – getting ahead of post natal depression

Being a new mum can be challenging….

Are you struggling to cope, feeling flat, sad or depressed?

Are you a mum with a baby less than one year old?

The Getting Ahead of Postnatal Depression Program has been developed by the Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI) in conjunction with Austin Health.  Open Doors counsellors are specially trained to deliver this 12-week program which consists of 9 group therapy sessions for you, 3 sessions with your partner and comprehensive follow up care.  The program is low cost and includes babysitting options.

At ‘Baby & Me’ you can –

  • meet weekly with other mums & a professional group leader
  • share your stories, your skills, your worries & joys about parenting
  • find support, understanding & encouragement
  • learn strategies & find your strengths
  • benefit from counselling & mid-wife support
  • one to one sessions also available if you prefer

The program is held at Open Doors, 5 Greenwood Ave Ringwood Victoria.

Find out more about ‘Baby & Me’ by contacting Open Doors –

 

 

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