I'm pregnant - fainareti

I'm pregnant

Pregnancy is one of the most sensitive periods in a woman's life. During pregnancy women experience many rapid changes resulting in increased needs for care and support. At the same time, the fact that she hosts a new life in her body creates various feelings for her.

At FAINARETI you may receive:

1. Midwifery Care and Support

A) At the Day Centre you may follow the Preparation Programme for Couples regarding Labour and Parenthood, which is a complete information, awareness and training programme on issues directly interesting for future parents.

This programme is not limited to learning the methods known as "painless childbirth". It includes a comprehensive emotional and physical preparation of the pregnant and her partner for the labour and their role as a parent.

B) Besides the abovementioned Programme which is carried out in groups and attended by many couples and pregnant women, you may have a personal appointment with the midwife on your own or with your partner, so that you receive support and counselling, especially if you have a particular or difficult pregnancy that needs personalised intervention.

2. Psychological support

If you're pregnant and:

  • have doubts and questions about the change in your life,

  • feel discomfort, stress, grief, anxiety or other symptoms,

  • know that you suffer from a mental disorder or you're concerned about suffering from a mental disorder

Α) You may visit a mental healthcare professional at the Day Centre.

Β) You may contact Fainareti (210 - 9319054) and talk to its healthcare specialists, who will assess your mental health state and will suggest the appropriate intervention for your needs.

C) Besides telephone support and personal sessions with a mental healthcare specialist regarding your personal issues, at Fainareti you may participate in group sessions, before and after labour, conducted by a psychologist or psychiatrist.

At these sessions, which are of informative and educational nature, you'll have the

C) Besides telephone support and personal sessions with a mental healthcare specialist regarding your personal issues, at Fainareti you may participate in group sessions, before and after labour, conducted by a psychologist or psychiatrist. At these sessions, which are of informative and educational nature, you will have the opportunity to get informed on issues regarding perinatal period and raise your questions, such as:

  • Which are the mental disorders occurring during perinatal period (during pregnancy and after labour)?

  • How does a woman or a man understand that they suffer from a mental disorder?

  • Which are the causes of perinatal mental disorders?

  • How can the partner help?

  • How are perinatal mental disorders treated?

  • Which is the ideal parent?

  • Which is the role of the father during the first years of the child?

You may visit a mental health specialist without necessarily suffering from a mental health disorder or grief and stress symptoms. You may contact Fainareti, if you have concerns regarding issues such as:

  • Relationship with your partner

  • Balance in your relationship with your partner's parents

  • Balance in your relationship with your parents

  • Reaction of the older child as regards the arrival of the younger one

  • Return to work and time management

  • Return to work and separation from the child

  • Unemployment or other issues that make your daily life difficult.

3. Physical Training

Every pregnant may follow a specialised Physical training programme consisting in mild exercises, relaxation and breathing techniques aiming at:

  • improving the physical condition of the pregnant,

  • preventing excessive weight gain,

  • improving the position of her body and what the woman thinks of it,

  • alleviating possible back pain,

  • strengthening of the myoskeletal system of the pregnant,

  • flexibility, agility,

  • preventing unwanted injuries during pregnancy,

  • enjoying exercise, well-being, healthy mental state,

  • facilitating labour, because exercise increases energy and improves functionality of the muscles which are active during labour,

  • faster recovery of the woman's body after labour.

Contact

Korai 2 & Omirou, 1st floor
Nea Smyrni
P. C. 17 121
Tel. +30 210 9319054
Fax +30 210 9319056
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