Cuddles

The Cuddles program is a set of group sessions designed to provide emotional care and guidance for new mothers.

Sessions

5 sessions | One every 2 weeks

Facilitator

Dr. Nikhath Fathima

Program Fee

INR 3500 per participant

INR 3000 for registered SoulUp Listeners

About

When you have a baby, you may feel like you should take all of your focus and aim it at your new baby. However, having a baby doesn’t turn you into a magical superhero without needs!

 

Post childbirth, you are not only recovering physically but also emotionally as having a baby is a huge life changer. 

 

Paying attention to both your emotional health impacts helps improve your physical health and also affects your ability to care for and interact with your baby.

 

The Cuddles program provides access to emotional support from a qualified professional, communal encouragement, comfort and advice in a safe setting.

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Details

Group sessions facilitated by an experienced counsellor.​

  • There are 5 sessions of 1.5 hour each - 1 hour of therapist facilitated session followed by 30 minutes on relaxation techniques and wellness practices.

  • The program allow you to connect with other expecting moms. The sessions take place in a group format. A small group of ~5 participants is formed and remains constant throughout the program

  • The Cuddles experience is a judgement-free and completely confidential space

  • The sessions will educate new moms on identifying and dealing with specific stressors and emotional issues faced during the postpartum period. These also provide an opportunity for emotional sharing and to engage in interpersonal learning.

  • Guidance on nutrition, yoga and antenatal exercises will be provided as part of the sessions

  • Discussion topics include :

  • Baby blues

  • Dealing with fatigue and sleeplessness

  • Emotional challenges related to body image

  • Lactation

  • Gathering support

  • Self care

  • Understanding the new born

  • Establishing work life balance

  • Mother-child bond building

  • Parenting

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Sessions Facilitator

Dr. Nikhath Fathima

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​Dr. Nikhath Fathima is a mental health professional. She has a background in health care for the last 15+ years and a special interest in early childhood experiences and trauma,  and in their potential lifelong impacts on physical and mental health, including on autoimmune disease, cancer, ADHD, perinatal health, and a wide range of other conditions.

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