Mental Health for New Parents

Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time.

This workshop will explore issues that new parents face and how they can find resources and support during pre and post-pregnancy. Most new parents struggle with a lack of sleep, needing support, mental health, infant care, and more. Learn strategies to care for your baby’s physical, emotional, and developmental needs while taking care of your self too. Discover strategies, tools, and resources to help.

Facilitator: Bronwyn Addico CBE(BFW) CD(DONA)

Bronwyn Addico, Birth & Postpartum Doula, Childbirth & Early Parenting Educator, Birth Preparation & Healing Coach. Bronwyn has worked as a prenatal educator in the Kitchener-Waterloo area for many years. After the birth of her son in 2013, she became a certified Dancing For Birth instructor.

In 2014 she embarked on a journey to become a Birthing From Within childbirth mentor and spent time in California in the Spring of 2016 to further her in-depth training. Bronwyn has been deeply influenced by this program’s view of birth as an initiation into parenting and how to examine your fears of birth and parenting. Since that time she has worked as a birth and postpartum Doula, supporting close to 100 families during this special journey in their lives.

Bronwyn is a single mother to two wonderful kids. She is able to share a wealth of information based on her vast array of parenting experiences. Contact Bronwyn:

Registration required. Current University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and their partners are welcome. If you have any access needs to ensure your full participation in this event, please contact the Family Care Office and we will try our best to work with you and make appropriate arrangement.