We are aware that facing perinatal and reproductive challenges can exact a huge emotional and physical toll on everyone involved. The PPSC is dedicated to providing high quality comprehensive care in a supportive and safe environment. In addition to the counseling services and support groups for pregnant and postpartum women, the following programs have been established to enhance a family’s adjustment potential and minimize the risk of depression/anxiety which may accompany many of these challenges.
Adoption Advocate Services
- Birth-mother evaluation and support
- Adoptive parents evaluation and support
Donor Egg Assessment
Partners entering a donor egg or embryo arrangement are encouraged to complete a psychological evaluation to discuss the psychological issues related to this process.
Maternity Intervention Program
Rapid on-site assessment on consultative basis as needed post-delivery. Referrals may be made from the mother or the treating facility.
Neonatal Intensive Care Support Program
Staff is available to assist families during this critical adjustment period on a consultative basis on-site at the hospital until outpatient support is feasible.
4-session crash course on parenting issues customized to meet the specialized needs of a family in crisis.
Perinatal Loss Support
Support for miscarriage, newborn loss, termination and stillbirth.
M.E.S.H. (Mothers Engaged to Stay Healthy)™
Structured 8-week support program covering a variety of topics.
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Pregnancy Support Program
Risk assessment and support for women with a history of postpartum depression or who are at risk for postpartum depression when considering a first or subsequent pregnancy.
This program was developed to provide a bridge for timely and comprehensive care as a follow up to inpatient or partial treatment. It is a unique program which allows women who have been treated for acute prenatal or postpartum illness to continue their treatment in a specialized outpatient treatment setting.
Women’s Therapy Group
Insight-oriented, therapist-facilitated group for women interested in exploring a variety of issues.