Ongoing Support for Expectant Parents Copy
- Trained parent support mentors (MDSC First Call): https://www.mdsc.org/programs/firstcallnationaltrainingcenter.cfm
- Welcome baskets
- New and expectant parent breakfasts or “Expectant Parent Support Meeting”
- New family socials and support/play groups
- Offer opportunities for new families to engage as they are ready! Lgroup needs to walk the walk in terms of life long supports for individuals. For the parents this is reassuring, for the medical professionals it is reassuring.
- New parent socials and other support/play groups
- Special invitations to Buddy Walk and conferences, with First Call table
- Assisting with outreach to health care community (with training)
- Multi-cultural group and events
- DADS group
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