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Parent & Child
Enrichment Center

Pregnancy to Preschool Classes & Groups

Emotional Support

In An Emergency, Dial 911

Becoming a parent is incredibly difficult, and every mother and father deserves the care, resources, and support they need. If you think you might be suffering from post-partum depression or your baby blues won’t go away, call your health care provider. ​

South Shore Hospital’s Grayken Center’s Perinatal Behavioral Health Program offers comprehensive support for anxiety and depression both during pregnancy and after birth. They offer medication and therapy treatment options for women pregnancy through two years after birth.

South Shore Perinatal Wellness offer perinatal resources including perinatal counseling & family counseling.

National Maternal Mental Health Hotline – 24/7, free, confidential hotmail for pregnant and new moms Call or Text: 1-833-9-HELP4MOMS (1-833-943-5746)

The Postpartum Support International-Massachussetts telephone warmline, (866)-472-1897, provides toll-free and confidential information, support and listings of local resources such as PPD groups and clinicians. Leave a message and a volunteer will get back to you within 24 hours.

SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1(800) 662-  4357,  is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental health challenges.

For more on postpartum depression, please read Psychology Today’s descriptions of both PPD Depression in mothers, and their article on postpartum depression in fathers. 

 

Find a class: Check the listings below for details and rates. Questions: Call the center M-F, 9am - 2pm (781) 347-3189.

Understanding Grief & Healing After the Loss of Your Baby Online App

Fee: Free

Open

CLICK HERE TO RECEIVE ACCESS CODE

We are so sorry for your loss.  This class supports parents who have experienced the heartbreaking loss of their baby.  It will provide you important timely information at this extremely challenging time.  This class will discuss the grief process and help you navigate the difficult choices before you.  You’ll learn need-to-know information about postpartum physical recovery in a sensitive way.  This class features personal video stories of loss and healing, and links to trusted support resources.

Topics Covered: 

  • First Steps (Creating Memories, Considering Breastmilk Donation, Deciding About an Autopsy & Services)
  • Your Grief Journey (Stages of Grief, Healthy Coping, Getting Help, Partners)
  • Postpartum Care (Physical Changes, Cesarean Recovery, Emotions, Breast Care, Warning Signs)

What’s included: 

  • This class includes videos, including honest and heartfelt insights from parents who have experienced the loss of a baby, photos, notes pages, resources, and PDFs

*Once we receive your request, we will email your “app access code” with in 24 hours. 

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