Mindfulness-Based New Mothers Group
|Come join other new mothers and their pre-crawling babies (from birth to about 9 months) in a supportive meditation/ discussion/support group aimed at reducing stress, securing self-confidence, and strengthening your emotional connection to your infant and partner. We will practice mindfulness skills, no prior experience necessary, talk about infant-parent attachment, and other topics related to early mothering. Read more|
Here is what other mothers are saying about this group:
"I really enjoyed this group! I always felt like the group was a very safe and warm place to share experiences without any judgment."
"Your facilitation was thoughtful and helpful without being intrusive."
"I really like the way you helped us all to remember to be kind to ourselves in this time of growth and change. I also loved the way our mindfulness practice often calmed the babies."
"This practice helped me learn conscious techniques for calming my baby and even helping her to sleep."
“I thought the meetings were wonderful. The atmosphere was so comfortable and warm and I truly felt like I could share anything. I never worried about feeling judged or compared to other mothers.”
Mindful Mothering Group
This Mindful Mothering Group is for mothers of babies between 5 and 24 months. The group creates a play-space within which mothers can explore the path of mindful mothering, through moment-to-moment awareness. Groups meet in North Berkeley and members make a four week commitment which can be renewed at any time. Read more
|Similar to the Mindfulness-Based New Moms’ Group, the 2nd-Time Moms’ Groups are a combination of meditation/discussion/support group geared towards mothers of babies up to 6 months of age, who have one or more older children. These groups meet for 8 weeks and provide an opportunity for moms to talk about the joys and challenges of integrating your newborn into your family and balancing the care needs of your children, yourself, and your partner. Read more|
Gina Hassan, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist,
and mother, with over 20 years experience working with
pregnant and postpartum women.
For an evaluation or information about the Mindful Mothering Group call Gina Hassan PhD (PSY13473) at 510.644.1097 or firstname.lastname@example.org