Archive for Thursday, November 20, 2008

LMH announces support groups

November 20, 2008

Lawrence Memorial Hospital is sponsoring several free support groups for the public throughout the month of November. Unless specified otherwise, all meetings are at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine St.

• The Breast Feeding Support Group will meet from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday in the LMH Auditorium.

A certified lactation consultant or educator will be present to give breastfeeding advice. There will also be a scale for free weight checks available.

• The “Circle of Caring”- a Postpartum Mood Disorders Support Group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays in meeting room E. The Group meets for eight-week sessions, but women may join at any time.

A nurse with postpartum education training will provide information and advice. Newborns are welcome to attend.

Call Melissa Hoffman at 505-3081 for more information.

• The Bereavement Support Group meets from 4 to 5 p.m. on Mondays in LMH Chapel on the 2nd floor.

Call LMH Chaplain Angela Lowe at 505-3140 for more information.

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