Postpartum Support and Care

Transition to Parenting - through York Region Public Health:
York Region Public Health Nurses provide a 12 week Transition to Parenting education and support program for postpartum and pregnant women. Women experiencing Perinatal Mood Disorders, anxiety and depression or needing support with the adjustment to parenthood would benefit from this program.

Please check out the Transition to Parenting video by clicking HERE.  

The topics to be covered will include:
Symptoms and Risk Factors Of Perinatal Mood Disorder
Parenting Expectations
Communication
Self Esteem
Relationships after Baby
Understanding Your Emotions
Mind and Body Connection
Rest and Wellness
Building Resiliency in Families
Parenting/Attachment

This program is available at no cost to participants. For more information, please check out the Transition to Parenting Program.

To register for this program:
Please contact the Health Connection Line at: 1-800-361-5653 or Email hc@york.ca with your name and phone number stating your interest in the Transition to Parenting Program and a Public Health Nurse will call you back.


PLEASE CONTACT PUBLIC HEALTH TO CONFIRM THESE DAYS/TIMES AS THEY MAY CHANGE

The Transition to Parenting program groups include:

Markham
360 Kids
40 Washington St, Markham
Fridays from 10:00am to 12:00pm 

Newmarket
Ontario Early Years Centre
17310 Yonge Street, Unit 6
Thursdays 1:00pm to 3:00pm 

Richmond Hill
Oakridge's Ontario Early Years Centre
10610 Bayview Avenue, Unit 9, Richmond Hill
Tuesdays 1:30pm to 3:30pm 

Stouffville
St. James Presbyterian Church
6432 Main St.
Stouffville, ON  L4A 1G3
Wednesdays  1:00pm to 3:00pm

Woodbridge
Ontario Early Years
Vaughan-King-Aurora
140 Woodbridge Avenue
Woodbridge, On 
Wednesdays  from 1:00pm to 3:00pm






 

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