Kirsten Kowalski-Lane of Florence, MA writes: The Massachusetts Friends of Midwives (MFOM) is hosting a statewide program of Birth Circle meetings for pregnant women to meet with women who have already birthed with midwives. The Birth Circle is a meeting of like-minded moms interested in sharing support, information and personal experiences about pregnancy & birth. Each meeting begins with a positive hospital/birth center birth and a positive home birth story. After the… Read More
One of the more harmful side effects of Postpartum Disorders is the silence that goes along with the experience. Women are afraid to speak up to let anyone know they are not happy at a time when we are conditioned to be our happiest. They are also fearful of admitting any negative thoughts because someone may take their children or people will think they are a horrible mother.
ARE YOU PREGNANT? The Worthington Health Center presents FREE ALL DAY CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION CLASS DAY: Saturday, March 29, 2008 TIME: 10am-2:30pm WHERE: Hilltown Community Development Corporation office 387 Main Road (Route 143), Chesterfield , MA
80% of mothers experience some symptoms of postpartum depression or anxiety within the first year of motherhood!