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Moms Meet Up: Meridian

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Support group meetings have been canceled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) public health concerns. Please use the contact information below for more information.
  • Venue & Location

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    (St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center)
    (Basement, Shoshone Room)
    520 S. Eagle Road
    Meridian, ID  83642

Description

Meet other new moms and talk about the joys and challenges of motherhood. You’ll not only gain confidence and support, but you’ll offer it to others as well. It’s usually best to attend when your baby is between three weeks and five months old.  For the health and safety of all babies, siblings and older children are not able to accompany moms.  Please arrange for childcare.

Every eight weeks we predictably cover:

  • The ins and outs of infant care, such as feeding, crying and fussiness, sleep patterns, illness, and immunizations.
  • Emotional issues such as how all-consuming caring for a baby can be, when and where to get help, and how to take care of you and your baby's needs.
  • Whether or not to return to work: childcare, being a full time mom, and the feelings involved in these decisions.
  • Relationships with partners, grandparents, co-workers, and friends without children.
  • Self-identity, body image, sexuality, and maternal emotions.
  • Your baby's developmental health and well-being, including vision and reading, dental care needs, hearing, speech and language development, infant massage, and major milestones. 

This group meets every Tuesday from 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Registration

Registration is not required. Please call (208) 381-9000 or (208) 381-1510 for more information.

Special Instructions

  • Please bring items necessary to care for your baby during class (i.e. diaper bag).
  • Please find childcare for older siblings.


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