New Programs for New Moms and Moms-to-be are hosted by the Wellness Center at St John’s Medical Center.
First, “Motherhood: This Isn’t What I Expected” is a free and confidential group for perinatal mental health. The format of the weekly group includes check-ins and optional sharing about life as a new or expectant mom. Held Wednesdays 4-4:45 PM in the Wellness Flex Room at St. Johns. For more information, call 307-739-4840. Facilitated by Lynnette Gaertner, MSW, LCSW, trained by Postpartum Support International. This is a great resource for new mothers experiencing postpartum depression, anxiety, and the blues.
Next, Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher Rebecca Zulueta is conducting Pre-Natal Yoga on Thursdays 5:30-6:30 PM and Post-Natal Yoga on Thursdays 4-5 PM (Babies are welcome!) also in the Wellness Flex Room. $10 per class. Focus is on mindful movement and poses to regain strength.