New Mother Support Groups
We offer support groups for postpartum women. You do not have to have delivered
at Saint Mary’s to participate in these free support groups. They
are free and open to the public. See below for more information.
Afterglow Postpartum Depression Support – (775) 770-3751 – The Afterglow Postpartum Depression Support Group
was created by Ashley Hanna-Morgan LCSW PMH-C and is 6 Week program set
to help mothers with tools and resources to combat post-partum depression
and anxiety. The group will meet weekly for 6 weeks and will cover topics
such as coping tools, self-care, what to expect, questions to ask your
provider when considering medication, communicating with your partner,
and attachment with your baby despite this illness, as well as provide
a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental space to process with each other
Babies are welcome! Group is FREE and open to all. You do not have to
have delivered at Saint Mary's.
When: Every Tuesday from 6:00pm-7:00pm, runs for 6 weeks.
Location: Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center 235 W. 6th Street Reno, NV 89503
Auditorium B in hospital basement
New Mothers Support Group – This support group is FREE and open to new mothers and their infants.
Come join us for a time of sharing and support. A new topic concerning
the postpartum mother and newborn will be discussed each week, including
breastfeeding, sleep issues, normal newborn behavior, and more. A scale
is available for weight checks.
Every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and the second and fourth Thursdays
of the month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Please call 775-770-3429 for more
information. This class is held in the Auditorium, which is located in
the basement from the "C" elevator.
Perinatal Loss Support Group: This group varies from month to month. Please
call 775-770-3007 for more information.