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Central CT New Parent Resources Group Supporting You Support your Baby! Through the MomSource, LLC, many new parents have found support through private consultations and “From We to Three” workshops on nourishing the couple’s relationship as you become a family. In addition, many have sought assistance in my clinical practice. Yet so many more need Continue Reading »
Support. I find myself obsessing about how I can help new families get the support they need. Often, there seems to be so many blocks: family distant, either physically or emotionally, one or both parents needing to work long hours to feel securely employed and make ends meet, being new to Connecticut or the community, Continue Reading »
Ideally, you may engage Dr. Thomason’s service before giving birth, in a proactive way. Proactively, you will schedule a time for Dr. Thomason to meet with you and identify your support needs. She will help you develop a plan for those who can help your family during this transforming and joyful yet demanding time.
Answer: Dr. Thomason will visit with you in your home to learn more about you and your partner, your coping styles and needs, and the details of your support network of family, friends, and coworkers. After identifying your needs, she will help you strategize how to meet these needs, including empowering you to ask for Continue Reading »
Answer: For many centuries, mothers gave birth with their mothers, aunts, and grandmothers nearby to help care for the new mother and the baby. It is only in more recent history that we have become more geographically distant from our female support network and emotionally distant from the legitimacy of this support.