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Sunday August 19th

Postpartum Depression Support Group

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

  301-754-7000

Are you a recent mom? …feeling sad or depressed? …feeling alone? The most common illness following childbirth is postpartum depression (PPD). It’s often characterized by:
-frequent crying
-sleep problems
-anxiety
-appetite changes
-negative, scary thoughts
-feelings of inadequacy
-hopelessness

Brain Injury Families And Friends Support Group

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

  202-877-7000
ponsored by the Brain Injury Association of Washington, D.C. and MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, this group meets on the third Wednesday of each month in the MedStar NRH TeleHealth Conference Room on the first floor. Connect with members of the DC area brain injury community and meet other families who are going through the same things you are. Hear from brain injury survivors and their families and learn about the resources that are available to help you.

Sibling Class

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm

  202-877-7000
  $45

Welcoming a new baby into your home can be both exciting and scary for an older sibling. Our sibling class helps prepare children for this life-changing event.
Topics covered include:
-How it feels to become a big brother or sister-Age-appropriate discussions about the birth process
-What to expect from a new baby
-A visit to our Women’s Center and a peek-a-boo of the nursery
Big brother or sister will both receive a gift and create a gift for their new baby sibling Fee is $45 for parents and one child, plus $10 each additional child.

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Address:
Laurel Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

From: Takoma Park Farmers Market

Website: Click to visit the site

 Eastern Market

Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm

Address:
225 7th Street South East
Washington, DC 20001

From: Eastern Market

Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Time: 9:00am to 6:00pm

Address:
9701 Fort Meade Road
Laurel, MD 20707

From: Laurel Dutch Country Farmers Market

Class – Infant Massage

Time: 11:30am to 12:45pm
Address:
2141 K Street NorthWest
Washington, DC 20037

Cost: $100 per person; $125 per couple

From: George Washington University Hospital

In this hands-on class, parents will learn how to massage their babies to increase bonding, better sleep and help decrease colic and general discomfort due to gassiness. Each week of the series will focus on different strokes and parts of the body and handouts will be provided so you can practice at home too.

Benefits of Infant Massage (for babies 8 weeks to pre-crawling)

-Help your baby sleep deeper, longer

-Reduce or avoid fussy time

-Relieve colic, gas, and constipation

-Ease the stress of the day

-Learn to read baby’s cues

-Stimulate growth and development

Payment is required in advance for class registration. Series is held the first 3 Thursdays (consecutive) of every month; cost is $100 for 3 classes. Private classes are also available in our office, your office, or your home.

 

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