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Montefiore Nyack Hospital New Moms Circle Support Group Series Kicks Off This Month

September 9, 2019: Healthy moms, babies, and families are the focus of Montefiore Nyack Hospital’s New Moms Circle Support Group, which kicks off its 2019-2020 season on Saturday, September 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. “Maximizing Love and Managing Stress” will be presented by Beth Mintz Friedberg, LCSW, a specialist in parent education and family coaching.

Montefiore Nyack Hospital’s New Moms Circle Support Group meets monthly to discuss topics of interest for mothers with infants and toddlers (ages 0-24 months). Spanish speakers are welcome. Upcoming topics include:

  • Oct 19 - “Talk, Sing & Point” led by Nichole Lande, "Wee Can Sign," founder and ASL educator
  • Nov 16 - “Count, Group, and Compare” led by Lynnette Marshall, Nyack Schools Basics Coordinator and early childhood educator
  • Dec 7 - “Explore Through Movement & Play” led by Jeffrey Friedberg MT-BC, LCAT, lead musician and music therapist
  • Jan 11 - “Read & Discuss Stories” led by Melinda Watkins, Children's Librarian at Valley Cottage Library                                                                                   

New Moms Circle Support Group meetings take place at The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital located at 258 High Street in Nyack, NY. The group discussion is led and facilitated by representatives from Montefiore Nyack Hospital, including a registered nurse and a certified lactation specialist who works with The Maternity Center and the Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. There is no fee to participate and walk-ins are welcome. Pre-registration is appreciated by email theprenatalcenter[at]montefiorenyack[dot]org or call 845-348-7505.