I’d like to invite you to my monthly New Parent Support Group in the comforts of my own home!
Many parents are feeling a little bit (or a lot) overwhelmed in the early weeks to first year of parenthood and with their newborn. They may have many questions hovering like finding their identity as a parent or trying to figure out a way to make them feel like themselves.
I will offer new parents (or 2nd, 3rd, 4th time parents!) a safe place to share their joys, challenges, concerns, questions, and triumphs of early parenthood. Have the chance to bond with other parents and grow your village.
Clients of Mother’s Companion Doula Services : Free
All others pay $5 per family (you can request to pay ahead with E-Transfer/Paypal or feel free to bring cash).
Group is being held at my own home. You can email me to request the address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this group for parents who have postpartum depression?
The simple answer is no.
I welcome ALL parents wether you are looking for extra support and encouragement or have a formal diagnosis of a postpartum mental health disorder (such as postpartum depression or anxiety etc.).
I already hired a Postpartum Doula, can I still attend?
You bet you can! This is the perfect opportunity to get out of the house, socialize with other parents or share your journey if you feel like it.
Can I bring my newborn?
Of course, your babies are always welcome!
What about my other kids?
I prefer you find childcare for older children to allow you to focus more easily on your own journey with your newborn and spend this time together. But if you don’t find childcare I don’t want this to hinder your attendance 🙂
Who is welcome?
All parents are welcome in this group may it be mothers, fathers, non-gestational parents etc.
Is this hosted by a licensed mental health professional?
No I am not a licensed mental health professional, however I have training as Birth & Postpartum Doula and Childbirth Educator as well as experience as mother of a 2 year old toddler myself. I am looking to facilitate this group as support group here in Leduc, AB as an additional resource and safe space for new parents.
Do I need to pre-register?
Not really! But please feel free to let me know you’re coming with a quick email: