Postpartum Wellness: Thriving with Your New Baby

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

12:00 pm

Clark Center, Rm s361 Map

Sponsored by:
Health Improvement Program, WorkLife Office

Learn to create a personal comprehensive postpartum wellness plan to optimize physical and emotional health while caring for your infant. The many physical, social and emotional adjustments common in the first year of parenthood can leave us feeling overwhelmed and isolated from our previous life and relationships. This class will provide a roadmap with practical strategies for getting more restorative rest, adding structure to your daily routine and prioritizing self-care needs as well as the needs of your relationship. An exercise assessing six different types of social support will be introduced, and community resources helpful in building your confidence and social network as parents will be provided. This class will clarify the differences between typical postpartum adjustment‚ “baby blues‚” and postpartum depression. Additionally, risk factors for postpartum depression and supportive actions to take if you are concerned for yourself or your partner will be discussed. All expectant and new parents are encouraged to attend. Babies 6 months and younger are also welcome if it helps facilitate parent attendance.

Instructor: Julie Graham, PsyD is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in perinatal mental health for over 12 years. She provides grief support for reproductive loss and cognitive-behavioral therapy perinatal mood disorders

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Clark Center, Rm s361 Map


Class Fee: $40 (STAP/EA funds: yes)


Lecture / Reading Health / Wellness 

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