Breastfeeding is the most natural way to nourish your baby and provides many benefits. Summa Health’s free Breastfeeding Mothers Group is available at our Akron campus and is designed especially for you and your baby. In addition, the support group gives you the opportunity to interact with other breastfeeding mothers to share your concerns, ideas and successes, as well as the opportunity to weigh your baby to further evaluate their progress.
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What does postpartum depression look or feel like? If you have recently experienced any of these symptoms, you may want to consider counseling from a Summa behavioral health specialist for further evaluation of your situation.
This service helps mothers find their way through their feelings, fears and concerns.
A behavioral health specialist focuses on:
If you have questions about our postpartum support services or need help finding other behavioral health services in your area, please feel free to contact us at 234.867.7965.
For immediate assistance, you can contact the National Postpartum Depression hotline, 24 hours a day/7 days a week: (800) PPD-MOMS 800.773.6667. If you are having a medical emergency and feel you may cause harm to yourself or your baby, call 9-1-1 immediately.