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Feb

Reimer Conference Room at Samaritan Albany General Hospital

  • Monday, February 5, 2024, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    1085 SW 6th Avenue, Albany
  • FREE
A parent

Every new baby is one-of-a-kind, and so is every parent. Some parents seem to sail through pregnancy and parenthood with ease. Others ride a roller coaster of emotions, feeling happy and excited one minute, lonely and sad the next.

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs), also known as Postpartum Depression, can affect anyone who:

  • Is currently pregnant.
  • Has recently had a baby.
  • Has ended a pregnancy or miscarried.
  • Has stopped breastfeeding.

Whether symptoms are mild or serious, if they last longer than two weeks or affect a person’s ability to enjoy their daily life, loved ones should encourage the parent to seek help. Early intervention is crucial to help patents and their families have a healthy, long-lasting outcome.

For more information, contact Amy Bliege at 541-812-4301 or email hopeformotherssupportgroup@samhealth.org.