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Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group
The Alzheimer’s Support Group provides information and support to area residents who have loved ones coping with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. For details, please contact Cheri Alexander, LSW at 921-6237.
This two hour class provides a pre-birth opportunity to ask questions and learn about breastfeeding and returning to work. $25 for mom and partner. Registration required, please call 921-8345.
Breastfeeding Support Group
This group offers breastfeeding support and guidance to breastfeeding mothers. Our certified lactation consultants and certified lactation counselors will lead breastfeeding topics such as the early weeks, fussy babies, common problems and solutions, going back to work, nutrition and long term breastfeeding success.
The support group meets weekly on Mondays from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Women and Infants Healthcare Unit (WIHCU) lactation office at Waldo County General Hospital. For more information, please contact lactation services at Waldo County General Hospital at 338-2500 ext. 4109. Please call ahead if it falls on a holiday.
Breastfeeding Support Group
An evening support group for breastfeeding mothers. First and thirdTuesday of the each month meeting in the chapel room across fromthe lab on the main floor of Pen Bay Medical Center. The group isfacilitated by a lactation consultant from OB/GYN. It is a drop-ingroup, please call 921-8345 for more information.
Cancer Suport Group
This group is for cancer patients at any stage – newly diagnosed,currently in treatment and long-term survivors. A cancer diagnosiscan be scary and can feel isolating; support groups offer a network of comfort, recognition and guidance. The group is facilitated by Ashley Hoffmann, LSW and Claudia B. Hill, LCSW. Please call 207-218-7944 for more information or to register.
Lung Health Education, Prevention and Wellness Support Group
Held in the pulmonary rehab education room. Please call 921-8880 for additional information.
Mother's Milk Support Group
A support group for breastfeeding families. The informal group provides interaction as well as individual assistance when needed. Women wanting more information about breastfeeding are also welcome. Facilitated by a lactation consultant from OB/GYN. Drop-in group, please call 921-8345 for more information.
Postpartum Support Group
The postpartum support group was created by a group of women and moms, who have gone through challenging postpartum experiences themselves and/or have been educated on postpartum experiences. We offer a safe place for new and pregnant mothers and families to talk listen, get support and gain education on postpartum experiences. This is a free group for moms and moms-to-be who want to connect with other women for support. No registration required. For more information, please call 505-4140.