Postpartum Support Group

This group is for women who are at-risk for, or who are currently suffering from, postpartum anxiety and/or depression. This group is for women following delivery and up to one year postpartum.

Patients may bring their baby/babies; however, there is no childcare available during group.

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Group Leaders

Melissa Goldband, MSW, RSW, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital
Kayli Balaban, MD, FRCPC, Staff Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital


Referrals from any hospital, clinic, private practice, or self-referral are welcome.

Please contact: Melissa Goldband at 416 586-4800, ext. 5461 or

Referrals should include: patient’s full name, telephone number(s), and date of delivery.

All potential recruits are subsequently contacted by telephone in order to clarify the purpose and nature of the group.

The group meets at 700 University, 3rd floor. This is an 8-session program that requires weekly attendance.

Special Pregnancy Program

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Fetal Medicine: 416-586-4800 x 7756
Fax: 416-586-3216

Maternal Medicine: 416-586-4800 x 7000
Fax: 416-586-5109

Main clinic hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm

Prenatal Diagnosis & Medical Genetics

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phone: 416-586-4800 x 4523
fax numbers:
416-586-4723 or 416-586-8384

Perinatal Mental Health

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Phone: 416-586-4800 x 8325
Fax: 416-586-8596