One in 9 mothers will experience a perinatal mood disorder such as postpartum depression following childbirth. Care teams at Mon Health Obstetrics and Gynecology are combating these statistics by offering postpartum and lactation assistance to mothers who deliver at the Mon Health Medical Center Family Birth Center and Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder Nurse
Bender, who’s been a labor and delivery nurse for 17 years, says she hopes to play a role in dispelling myths associated with psychiatric disorders as well as closing the gap between delivery and postpartum support for every new parent.
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Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. | Mom Support Group
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