Friday, January 9, 2009

Support Group

The support group is really going to happen! I've got the room booked for January 30th, and for every Friday after that. I really don't know what to expect at all. I am feeling nervous, but I am really excited too. I keep thinking I have a lot to do in terms of what we'll discuss, but I don't think that's realistic. I want to keep the focus on talking. I want each and every mom to say what she needs to say. To be listened to, and to feel safe and supported.

It hasn't even crossed my mind, until now, how many people will show up. Everything will work out the way it's supposed to. I just have to have faith.


  1. Good for you Nicole, what a wonderful thing to do. There is so much misconception about Post-Partum Depression and so much denial about how much it actually happens - I hope that your group will help some women realize that they are not alone and that they will feel better.

    I know we talked about PPD briefly while you were here this summer, I am a walking bill-board for whoever will hear me about it (I like to think that I am a helpful bill-board as opposed to a pushy one!). Your group is a large (good) step beyond being a bill-board, and I hope you have much success with it.

  2. Thank you so much for your help & support. It's so great to know that PPD is common, it happens to so many of us, but so few are willing to talk about it. You are incredibly brave for talking about it at all, and I've never thought of you as pushy! You've always been open and understanding.