Health Dept Family Foundation helps FD Mom Overcome Postpartum Depression


"We're going to get you better"

Megan Thies, a Fort Dodge mother of three, says the Webster County Health Department’s Family Foundations support service helped her overcome postpartum depression and psychosis. From left are: Brooke Lowrey, family support worker; Anna Guge, family support worker; Jennifer Sumpter, WCHD director; Megan Thies; Amanda Trice, family support worker; and Brooke Kammerer, program coordinator for Family Foundations. Click here to read the full article.

The WCHD Family Foundations and Maternal Health programs have also recently launched a Postpartum Support Parent Cafe for mothers to connect with other moms and learn about resources available to them. Upcoming dates include Nov. 7, Nov. 21 and Dec. 12 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Dec. 28 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. All of the events are at the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave.

For more information on the Family Foundations program, call the WCHD at 515-573-4107.