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Inova Loudoun Hospital Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Support Group Next Meeting February 21 at 11:30 a.m.

Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Support Group Next Meeting February 21 at 11:30 a.m. at Inova Loudoun Hospital

Leesburg, VA — Inova Loudoun Hospital, in partnership with Postpartum Support Virginia, is now hosting a free, bi-monthly Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Support Group.  The purpose of the group is to provide support, encouragement, information, and resources to new mothers who may be experiencing anxiety or depression during the transition to motherhood.  The group meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Inova Loudoun Hospital, 44055 Riverside Parkway (Medical Office Building), Leesburg, in Suite 114.

The next Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Support Group will be on Wednesday,
February 21
and then again on Wednesday, March 7 and Wednesday, March 21.

Postpartum depression and anxiety are the most common complications of pregnancy and childbirth, affecting 1 in 5 new mothers.  The proven path to recovery includes a combination of social support, talk therapy, and medication if necessary.

The group is free and open to any woman struggling with anxiety or depression during pregnancy or the first year postpartum.  Babies in arms are welcome.  Participation is free; no registration is required.   For further information, please contact group leader Shannon Magill at loudoun@postpartumva.org.

Media Contact: Reneé Brohard, APR, 540-454-3493

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Inova Loudoun Hospital, serving Loudoun County for over 100 years, is part of Inova, a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that consists of hospitals and other health services, including emergency- and urgent-care centers, home care, nursing homes, mental health and blood donor services, and wellness classes. Governed by a voluntary board of community members, Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research.

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We are shaping the future of health through our integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.  Our commitment to health and wellness is further reflected in our sustainable practices. Inova is home to world-class researchers, expert medical specialists and renowned scientists, who are driving innovation to improve patient care, prevent disease and promote wellness. For more information, visit inova.org, or find Inova on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

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