A Guide to Pregnancy, Infancy, & Postpartum Resources in Fairfield County

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Motherhood. It’s something many of us dream of, but once it happens, our lives are forever changed. Whether it is your first time or your fourth, becoming a mom is so exciting, joyous, and nerve-wracking. Between pregnancy food cravings, mood swings, finding the best gear, and more, any mom can feel overwhelmed. Then once the baby comes, there are so many decisions to be made. Will you breastfeed or bottle-feed? Will you co-sleep? Will you really need all those onesies? That’s why Fairfield County Mom has put together a guide featuring the best pregnancy, infancy, and postpartum resources. We want to provide you with the best information so that you can relax and enjoy that pregnancy glow and those new baby snuggles without the stress…and maybe even get some sleep. Just know that you aren’t alone on this crazy journey. As always, please support our sponsors! 

ANNA DIAMANTIS, LPC, PMH-C

Postpartum depression and anxiety are more common than you might think. Many women experience constant worry, feelings of anger, sadness, irritability, guilt, lack of interest, changes in eating and sleeping habits, and trouble concentrating. Postpartum depression and anxiety are very treatable, and with proper care, you can feel like yourself again. Anna Diamantis is a Psychotherapist Certified in Perinatal Mental Health and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Connecticut with over twelve years experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with offices in Fairfield, Stamford, and online. Anna specializes in anxiety, grief, and maternal mental health, working with parents struggling with challenges before, during, and after pregnancy; during periods of grief or transition; and the adjustment to parenthood. Her approach is collaborative, non-judgmental, and goal-oriented. With the right tools, everyone can make lasting changes and learn to move forward without fear.

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CT DOULA & YOGA

Jonelle is the owner of CT Doula & Yoga. She is a mom of two amazing kids and is an internationally certified birth doula and prenatal yoga teacher. She currently offers both public and private weekly prenatal yoga classes via Zoom. As a trained birth doula, she provides emotional and physical support during the prenatal, birthing, and immediate postpartum periods. Her doula services include a free initial Zoom consultation, 3 prenatal visits with complimentary prenatal yoga, labor and birth support, and 2 postnatal visits with infant relaxation techniques incorporated.

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BIRTH PARTNERS DOULAS

Birth Partners Doulas have been providing high-quality doula support for over thirty years. Call or email for more information on their birth doula and postpartum doula services, as well as their comfort in labor prenatal visits and placenta encapsulation services. Your birth doula is available 24/7 from the time you contract until your baby arrives, providing personalized support, resources, options, advocacy, and experience in managing labor and birth just the way you want.

Postpartum care includes knowledgeable, experienced doulas providing education, assistance, and nurturing for mother and baby, even extending beyond infant care to include meal prep, errands, laundry, and household help so you have time to heal and bond with your new baby.

JANDALI PLASTIC SURGERY

Newborn ear deformities include prominent ears, pointed ears, flattened ears, and ears that fold over. Ear molding is a proven, non-surgical, and painless technique to correct ear deformities when performed early after birth. The earlier the molding is performed, the better the results. Ear molding is covered by insurance and is performed by Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Shareef Jandali, who performs over 100 ear moldings a year.  

 

JANDALI PLASTIC SURGERY

The Feminine Rejuvenation Center at Jandali Plastic Surgery offers a full complement of restoration treatments including surgical and non-surgical options. The non-surgical treatments, including Viveve and Emsella, offer solutions for various feminine concerns such as vaginal dryness, laxity, stress urinary incontinence, sexual dysfunction, and volume loss of the labia. The certified clinical team assists women through the treatments; beginning with a discreet consultation to discuss their concerns and questions. Dr. Shareef Jandali specializes in labiaplasty for functional as well as cosmetic concerns. Their highly trained female staff allows patients to feel confident and comfortable throughout the process.

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THE PARENT COLLECTIVE

The Parent Collective offers evidence-based prenatal and parenting education designed to foster open discussion, support parents with unbiased information and tactical tips, and establish friendships among expectant parents. Whether you are looking to be educated on a particular topic like labor and delivery, breast and bottle feeding, new baby care, or build a support network through the prenatal and parenting series, they’ve got you covered! They also offer mom coaching to give you the tools to create lasting change, help you reconnect with what brings you joy, keep you accountable to your goals, and most importantly, support you every step of the way. There’s no question that mothers need support, someone in their corner celebrating their victories and guiding them through the tough stuff. Someone to hold up the mirror to help them see the woman who’s still in there, even if she got a little lost in the transition to motherhood, and help her find her way out. If you are curious, schedule a free call to learn more!

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MALTA HOUSE

Malta House is an organization that promotes the dignity of God-given life by providing a nurturing home environment, support services, and independent living skills to pregnant and parenting mothers of all faiths and their children. They have been in the same location on Prowitt Street in Norwalk, CT for more than 22 years and have welcomed 334 mothers and 353 children! Malta House is moving into a newly renovated home that will increase its capacity by 50%. Their new home is located at 139 West Rocks Road in Norwalk. Stop and visit at one of their open houses this July! 

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