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November 12, 2006

Mothers & Babies Support Group at Lebowitz Center

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A respected local therapist gives this moms' support group a strong endorsement:

The Adele Lebowitz Center for Youth and Families is offering a group for both new and experienced mothers -- An opportunity to learn about themselves and their babies, alongside other moms and with the help of experienced facilitators.

WHEN: Wednesdays, 12 noon to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Adele Lebowitz Center for Youth and Families
5028 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20016

Metro: Friendship Heights on the Red Line

WHO: Mothers accompanied by their babies, newborn to 12 months

COST: $70, sliding fee possible

Participants will:
- Create a supportive environment for sharing challenges and
difficulties
- Reduce feelings of isolation of depression
- Increase awareness of parent/baby interactions
- Develop greater understanding of their baby's signals and their own
responses to these signals
- Learn to respond creatively to challenges such as feeding issues and sleep problems

To enroll or to get more info, contact Megan Telfair (ext. 430) or Peggy Tilghman (ext. 362), 202.537.6050.

Posted by Sarah at 7:37 PM.