Support Groups and Services

Our support groups are on pause right now due to Covid. Please check back soon for more information. We are planning something new for spring 2022! 

 

Postpartum Depression Support:

Ptbo Public Health- https://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/your-health/parenting/postpartum-depression/

Not what I expected - Free program with PRHC/ Ptbo Child & Family

Centre http://ptbocfc.ca/program/not-what-i-expected-2019-06-19/all/

Screening checklist: https://resources.beststart.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/M07-B.pdf

PIPC: https://www.partnersinpregnancy.ca/mood-related

Four County Crisis Community Mental Health Crisis response Program (24 Hour)

705-745-6484 or 1-866-9933

Telehealth Ontario (24 Hour) 1-866-797-0000

Postpartum Support International Helpline 1-800-944-4773

Text “Help” to 800-944-4773 (EN)

Online Resource: You are not alone!

http://www.postpartumprogress.com

https://postpartum.org

https://www.postpartum.net

 

BREASTFEEDING & WELLNESS CAFE:

This free service will run on a pre-booked appointment basis on Monday's from 1pm-3pm starting November 8th to support parents 1:1 who are having challenges or need information on breastfeeding/chest/body feeding. 

This includes but is not limited to: hand expression, skin to skin, latch basics, pumping, positions, common challenges, and referrals.

At this time we are providing virtual or in person 1:1 support. Call 705 874 3517  or book your spot here: https://calendly.com/lavenderandplay/lactation-support

*Please note: We are not IBCLC's but work with and refer to them. We do not dispense medical advice, diagnose, or prescribe medication. Lactation Educators do not offer information that directs families to act against medical advice.