Friday, June 13, 2014

Perinatal grief support group meets in Bridgeport

  BRIDGEPORT —  The  St. Vincent’s “We Care” Perinatal Grief Support Group meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Ambulatory Infusion Center waiting area located on level 3 of the Elizabeth Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care, adjacent to the Medical Center, according to a release. 

The next dates are June 18 and July 16,  the release said.

 "The group is for those grieving the loss of a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillborn, or newborn death."

"The group is facilitated by a maternity nurse and a chaplain who are certified grief counselors. It meets the third Wednesday of each month. Speakers experienced in grief counseling are scheduled periodically. "
There is no charge for attendance. No registration is required.


  For more information, call Barbara Paris in the Pastoral Care Department at 203-576-5110 or Marilyn Faber at 203-576-5716. To view the full listing of health and wellness programs offered here at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, please visit us online:


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