with Jessica Shapley, LMSW
6 Week Series Thursdays, 2:30-3:30 pm |November 8 – December 27 (No circle 11/15 & 11/22)
8 Week Series, Mondays 2:30-3:30pm, January 7- February 25
New moms, please note we are up a one floor walk-up. We are happy to assist you up the stairs with your stroller. Our stroller parking is limited, you might be required to fold your stroller.
Are you a new mom looking to connect with other new moms and babies? Do you want somewhere to go to share your feelings, vent about challenges, and feel emotionally supported? Then join our New Mom Support Group!
Share your experiences, resources, and information with other new mamas in a safe and supportive environment, and be part of a lovely growing community. The circle is led by Jess Shapley of Momsupport.org.
Topics include: mom and baby wellness; breastfeeding vs. bottle feeding; introduction to solids; sleep issues; staying at home vs. working outside the home; dealing with isolation; childcare; family life; self-image and much more.
Embrace new motherhood and make lifelong friends.
Jessica Shapley is a certified social worker and mother of two. She earned a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Boston University and a Masters of Social Work from Columbia University. She is certified in Integral Health Counseling, which she received at the California Institute for Integral Studies. She is certified in massage therapy and is certified in infant massage.
For over ten years Jessica Shapley has helped parents care for their children and themselves. She has practices this help in a wide variety of settings, providing counseling and support services to familes, individuals, and groups. She applies her passion for community organizing by building family support networks for mothers (and fathers) and their babies.
Integrating her experience as a mother and as a social worker, Jessica finds satisfaction in bringing new mothers and families together. Gathering information, forming friendships, and building a network of resources and support (in your neighborhood) will positively impact you, your child’s, and your family’s life.
Jessica lives with her husband and two children in Manhattan.
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