Pregnancy Support Group

 

From "Me" to "Mom" - my mindful way through pregnancy

This group is for pregnant women wanting to meet other pregnant women to compare notes, exchange ideas, and make new connections. It is a place where you bring with you whatever the experience is: unsettling mood swings, joyful anticipation & excitement, excessive physical discomfort, anxiety about childbirth & parenting, feelings of hopelessness & despair, a sense of being overwhelmed & burdened.

The main goal of this therapy group is to help pregnant women to reduce stress. Stress reduction is considered to be one important way an expectant mother can achieve better health and prevent certain complications.

Come join others in a supportive group designed to celebrate the wonders of this transition to motherhood and address the emotional challenges of pregnancy. Learn how to cope better, build a support network, and deal effectively with the complex, sometimes unwelcome feelings pregnancy can evoke.

You can register yourself by calling at +64279019807, writing at tatianaceban@parenthood4d.com, or via the contact page or booking online.

From Me to Mom - my mindful way through pregnancy. Art therapy group for pregnant women. Blenheim, Marlborough
Duration

10 weeks (and can be more if you need it)

 weekly three hours meeting

 Tuesday's from

5 pm to 8 pm

Our program

Sessions of art therapy focused on emotional de-clutter, better connection with yourself and the baby,  preparation for the labor and recent discoveries of

the psychology of birth

Enrollment

We accept women with a pregnancy of any gestational age. The referral can be made by email or booking page

Cost

Sessions are free of charge and it’s important that you commit to coming for the term

(10 sessions)

Location

Room #20, Marlborough Community Centre  

25 Alfred Street, Blenheim, Marlborough

#1 Mother’s Journey
  • messages of motherhood - expectations, and reality

  • acceptance of pregnancy

  • making personal experience positive

#2 Maternal Body
  • pregnant embodiment

  • loving and trusting my body

  • helping the changes / preparing for the next changes

#3 Mother - Chain in the Family Tree
  • the broader vision of the family

  • my place and my role in the family system

  • making improvements and creating traditions

#6 Mother&Daughter Universe
  • Me as a Daughter

  • Me as a Mother

  • our new relationship

#7 Mother's Joys and Challenges
  • the range of feelings - dealing with anxiety, uncertainty, and pressure

  • balancing the day-to-day life

#8 Mother's Dreams and Goals
  • life during and after pregnancy

  • priorities, plans, and goal setting

  • preparing for the fourth trimester

#4 Upcoming Baby
  • creative anticipation

  • bonding and attachment

  • the babymoon     

#9 Mother's lessons in Still Life
  • mindfulness and relaxation

  • arts and journaling

  • lessons learned in the journey

#5 Mother's Nest
  • the meaning of my home and my place

  • creating space for my baby

  • the spiritual nest

#10 Preparation for the Labour
  • the big event of birth

  • check-in the preparation list

  • building a strong connection with the body

Articles
Recommended reading

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth, by Norsigian J., Brown, J., (2002).

Towards Parenthood, by Jeannette Milgrom, (2009).

What's concerning you?
I would like to talk
 

Schedule an appointment at either my office or online consultation via Skype

Call me at 64-2790-19807 or send me an e-mail at tceban@gmail.com

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