New Mom Support Orange County

The New Mom School

The New Mom School (Formerly OC Mommy & Me)  offers an educational, discussion-based program designed to support new moms on their journey!

They provide a supportive environment in which you will receive information, tools and techniques to add to your parenting toolbox all while spending time with your baby and building life-long friendships with other new moms.

Postpartum Happiness

Transitioning from pregnancy to motherhood is not easy and often doesn’t fit your pictures of what you thought it would be or what you wanted it to be.  This gap between what you hoped and how it actually is can leave you feeling devastated and confused.  You know you should reach out, but the embarrassment stops you.  You’re tired of pretending that everything is great and you’re so happy being a mother.  Medication is an option, but this may not sit well with you, especially if you’re nursing.  You were hoping it would get better with time, but it’s not and now it’s affecting your marriage and relationships.

You're not alone! Call Marissa at 949-424-3034 or e-mail info@postpartumhappiness.com

http://www.postpartumhappiness.com

Mansfield Domestics

Phone: 7143698293

Everyone needs a little help sometimes. Whether it is someone to care for your little one or professional personal assistance, at Mansfield Domestics we are here to help you find the perfect match for your household. We will work closely with you to understand your every concern and priority. You can entrust Mansfield Domestics to be your single source to staff your home. Mansfield Domestics will provide the perfect match with the personality and needs of the candidate and the employer. We are a full service job placement agency offering a variety of services in Orange County and throughout Southern California.

http://www.mansfielddomestics.com

Moms Orange County - Non Profit

MOMS Orange County provides access to prenatal care, health screenings, health education, and referral services to more than 3,500 low income pregnant women annually in underserved communities in Orange County. Our services are offered at no cost to those who qualify.

MOMS Orange County has been recognized by the Heath Care Agency of Orange County, the Children & Families Commission of Orange County, the California Department of Health Services, and the United States Congress for its innovative work in the community and impact on the health of women and babies in Orange County.

Hoag Hospital Postpartum Services

Hoag Breastfeeding Clinic (After Baby Comes Home)

A one-on-one consultation with one of our International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Registered Nurses provides new mothers with support, encouragement and answers to questions that commonly arise when their newborn comes home from the hospital. Fathers or birth partners are strongly encouraged to attend.
Appointments required. Payment is due at time of visit. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call Hoag's Babyline at 949/764-BABY (2229).

Postpartum Adjustment Group

Hoag offers a Postpartum Adjustment Group for new mothers experiencing the baby blues, or are having difficulty adjusting to motherhood. This free ongoing group focuses on teaching positive coping skills and providing support and education. Risk factors and symptoms of postpartum depression are discussed, as well as strategies for successfully overcoming the new challenges of motherhood. The support group is facilitated by Masters-level social workers and meets Fridays from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Babies are welcome! For more information, please call The Bridges for Newborns Program at 949/764-6153.


Mission Hospital Postpartum Services

To learn more about one of the below support groups, please call the My Health Line at (949) 364-1770.

Breastfeeding Support Group


Description - Join other mothers with babies of all ages, to discuss breastfeeding joys and challenges, returning to work, nutrition and other topics. Hands-on help is not available during these meetings.

Postpartum Depression Support Group


Description - This ongoing support group is for moms having unexpected feelings of anxiety, sadness isolation and depression following birth. Advanced registration is not required. Babies welcome.


Saddleback Hospital Postpartum Services


Breastfeeding Support Group

Description: This support group is lead by a registered nurse and board-certified lactation consultant who provides support and guidance. Topics include nutrition, sleep deprivation, choosing a breastfeeding bra, expressing and storing milk and more. Free.
Location: Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, Laguna Hills 24451 Health Center Drive Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Postpartum Depression Support Group

Description: Please call (949) 452-7255 for dates and times. This class is designed for women struggling with feelings of postpartum depression. Topics include sleep deprivation, “Am I crazy” thoughts, selfcare and coping techniques, taking action and rebuilding connections. Facilitated by a licensed clinical social worker. Cost: $15 each class or $100 for right classes. Registration is required.
Location: Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, Laguna Hills 24451 Health Center Drive Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Moms’ Support Group

Description: Please call (949) 452-7255 for dates, times and cost. Bring your baby and meet other new moms. Share your joys and frustrations in an understanding environment. Learn about child development. Have fun and make new friends. free of charge.
Location: Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, Laguna Hills 24451 Health Center Drive Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Orange Coast Memorial Costa Mesa

 

The Center for Childbirth at Orange Coast Memorial is the only community hospital program in Orange County to have Certified Nurse Midwives as part of the medical staff. Orange Coast offers teams of highly trained obstetricians, pediatricians, perinatologists and other specialists. We also have a full-time lactation consultant to assist new mothers with their breastfeeding needs.

MemorialCare Center for Women at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach

The MemorialCare Center for Women at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach and Long Beach Memorial has been recognized by the State of California and Fit Pregnancy magazine as one of the safest places to have a baby. Our renowned high-risk perinatal program has also been featured on Discovery Health Channel’s “Babies: Special Delivery.” With an in-house perinatologist, neonatologist and anesthesiologist 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the highest quality care for mother and baby is assured. A designated Tertiary Perinatal Center, the Center for Women provides high-risk maternal ambulance transport.

Dr. Hayley Pedersen, MS, PsyD
Parenting and Counseling Support at Prepare To Change
www.P2Ccounseling.com

Psychological Assistant
Registration No. PSB94021597
drhayleypedersen@preparetochange.com
949.478.3017

 

 


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