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  • New Baby and Changing Friendships

    Posted 8/17/2016 by csweeney
    Mary was the first of her friends to have a baby. When she came home from the hospital, her friends visited, were eager to hold her son and hear about her delivery. Some even brought home cooked meals. After a couple of weeks however, it seemed like the honeymoon was over, and her friends lives continued on while Mary wasn’t quite sure what planet she was on. Read more... Comments (0)
  • Back to Work

    Posted 8/12/2016 by etrinh

    Many new moms returning to work after maternity leave, experience feeling increased anxiety as the return to work date approaches. Even though you may have planned for this reality, researching your options and choosing your daycare provider well in advance, suddenly the reality is here and many women find themselves emotionally just not ready. I often ask the moms who come to the new moms group I lead, if they can specify what it is that they are most concerned about. The response is often the same. The idea of suddenly being away from baby for up to eight hours at a stretch feels unimaginable.

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  • Becoming An At Home Mom

    Posted 8/7/2016 by v_intpal2
    Leaving paid employment and a career after having a baby is a decision that comes with its own adjustments. For some women, the decision is clear and there is no looking back or second guessing. For many, it’s not so cut and dry, and raises feelings of loss and anxiety in considering endless days with little structure and risk of opportunities lost should they try and return to their profession in the future. Read more... Comments (0)
  • Becoming an At Home Mom

    Posted 8/7/2016 by v_intpal2

    Leaving paid employment outside the home after having a baby is a decision that comes with its own adjustments. For some women, the decision is clear and there is no looking back or second guessing. For others, it’s not so cut and dry.
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  • Safe Car Seat Travels

    Posted 8/7/2016 by v_intpal2
    It’s that time of year, and families will be taking to the air or roads to spend holidays with loved ones near and far. Whether you will be driving for an extended roadtrip, or just tooling around your neighborhood running errands, as a parent of a newborn, there’s a new set of skills to learn, and one of the most important is knowing how to use your car seat correctly. Read more... Comments (0)
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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
East Campus
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-0475

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Christine Sweeney is a licensed clinical social worker with over twenty years experience working with new moms and babies at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She is the founder and manager of the Parent Connection, a free support service offered to first time parents to support the adjustment to parenting after leaving the medical center. She is a proud mom of two sons.