Transition to Parenthood Group

Breastfeeding Resource CenterNovember 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Date:
November 10, 2017
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Breastfeeding Resource Center
1355 Old York Rd. Suite 101
Abington, PA 19001 United States
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215-886-2433
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Come join other new moms, and Kellie Wicklund, MA, LPC, NCP at the BRC for a Transition to Parenthood Group.  Moms of 0-12 month olds are invited, and babies are welcome too.  In a safe and supported environment we will check-in on how you are feeling, and explore the joys and challenges of new motherhood together.  The group will use the following 6 topics (in rotation) as a guide for conversation and discovery.

  1. The myth of the “perfect” mother vs. the “good enough” mother
  2. Understanding PMAD’s (postpartum mood & anxiety disorders)
  3. The essentials of self-care, sleep and support
  4. Parenting and household equity in your partnership and family
  5. Your body, sex, and intimacy after baby
  6. Returning to work or not, leaning into what’s next

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and CLOSES on WEDNESDAY, November 8th. The cost is $25. All babies are welcome! Please let us know if the registration fee is out of reach, some free spots will be available.

Register for the group.

 

Kellie Wicklund is a Psychotherapist licensed to practice in the state of Pennsylvania, with a private practice in Abington, PA.  She has 20 years of experience in the field, and 11 years in private practice.  Kellie’s Master’s degree was earned at Eastern University in 2004, and she is credentialed by the North American Association of Masters in Psychology (NAAMP).  Kellie’s experience with both private and community clients has nurtured her interest in the area of Reproductive Health Psychology- a specialty that acknowledges the complexity and trials of the developmental process of parenthood.  She has extensive and specialized experience supporting women through their journey into parenthood, whether that be the hardship of infertility, the overwhelm of the postpartum period, or the profound grief following a loss. Also a regular part of her work, but not just specific to transitioning to parenthood are — the challenges of relationships, dynamics of identity formation, family of origin, life transitions, mood / anxiety symptoms, and deeper questions about self.  www.kelliewicklund.com

Our Mission

The Breastfeeding Resource Center (BRC) is a nonprofit corporation committed to providing expert clinical and educational breastfeeding services. BRC is a 501(c)(3) corporation eligible for tax-deductible donations.