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KENT DISTRICT LIBRARY: In praise of our Baby Mama Support Group

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By Press release submission | Jan 13, 2020


Kent District Library issued the following announcement on Jan. 3. 

A patron shares her thoughts on our Baby Mama Support Group:

I feel anxious socializing. Outside of the group, my life offers environments of professionalism, reverence and moments quietly hidden at home. We live hours from family and don’t see friends regularly. Seeing our group is a bright spot in our week, in our lives, that we wouldn’t have otherwise known possible. I come every week, and I can no longer imagine not having this time together.

Abby has carefully created a reliable time and place for open ease. She consistently shows up as an example of courage, vulnerability, knowledge and kindness. In turn, she opens up the same opportunities for all of us.

Our group is a place I can count on and show up exactly as I am. I can honor the honest physical, mental and emotional state I am in. Even on difficult days, I can show up knowing I’m entering a place of support. And without exception, I leave feeling connected, inspired and empowered by the strength of the group. I look up to these women as beacons of what’s possible. I am grateful they're helping me grow grounded in my own strength.

It’s so important to me that my child has an opportunity to get out and to be around other children. This group has provided a safe space for both of us. I cherish the time with the women in this group, with my daughter, their children and with the freedom to be myself. 

A huge thank you to Abby, our whole Support Group, KDL and our little ones.

This patron prefers to remain anonymous.

Baby Mama Support Group

Wednesdays, January 8 - February 26, 9:30 AM to 10:15 AM

Wyoming Branch

All moms and babies welcome - join this maternal support group for 45 minutes of baby play, bonding with other mothers, and special guests from the Kent County Health Department to answer your questions.

Original source can be found here.

Source: Kent District Library 

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