At The Motherhood Center, we provide supportive services for new and expecting moms, including a range of treatment options for women experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) often referred to as postpartum depression (PPD).
Whether you are looking for a support group for new mothers, individual therapy, or a day program for moderate to severe PMADs, The Motherhood Center offers something to every woman making the transition to parenthood.
Catherine Birndorf, MD
CEO and Medical Director
Paige Bellenbaum, LMSW
Founding Director & Chief External Relations
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“Too often women imagine pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year of parenthood through rose-colored glasses. Reproductive psychiatrists Sacks and Birndorf reassuringly talk about why these experiences can be stressful. They call pregnancy early motherhood “matrescence,” which fittingly sounds like adolescence, “another time when bodies morph and hormones surge….[WHAT NO ONE TELLS YOU is] a good guide to mental health issues faced by new parents.”—Booklist
Personal Stories of Depression & Anxiety during Pregnancy & Postpartum
July 10th 6:30 - 8:00 PM
A conversation and Q&A with Fit Pregnancy Club about maternal mental health and how to seek support.
June 19, 6:30 - 8:30 PM, $95, use code friendstogether20 to save $20!
Come meet Australian parenthood expert Elly Taylor
in this 2 hour Seed Planting Workshop. Providers will learn key tools to prepare and support expecting and new couples to anticipate parenthood.