Postpartum/Perinatal Counseling

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Programs that provide emotional support, information and guidance in a variety of settings for parents who have symptoms of depression while expecting or following delivery of a child. This may include feelings of sadness and inadequacy, lack of feeling for the baby, over concern for the baby, crying for no reason, inability to concentrate, changes in sleeping patterns, numbness, anger, anxiety, exaggerated highs and lows and thoughts of suicide. (From AIRS RP-1400.8000-655https://211taxonomy.org/search/record?code=RP-1400.8000-655

50 Holden Street
Providence, RI 02905
Phone: 401-274-1122 x48935
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Organization Name: Care New England Health System
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Address:
50 Holden Street
Providence, RI 02905
Phone: 401-274-1122 x48935
Fax: 401-453-7697
Eligibility: Referral from pediatrician/physician faxed to 401-453-7697
Services Provided:

Providing behavioral health services across the developmental stages of the family. The staff in the Center for Children and Families provides integrated care across psychology, psychiatry and clinical social work to support adults and children.   

  • Perinatal, Postpartum and Infancy services 
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Family Support NICU
  • Newborn Neurobehavioral Consult Service
  • Infant Behavior, Cry, and Sleep Clinic (also called the Colic Clinic) 
  • Occupational Therapy Consult Service
  • Healthy Early Relationships (HER)
  • Center for Children and Families Clinical Services
  • Diagnostic evaluations 
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD) Clinic (up to age 18)

Provider Profiles:

The Center for Children and Families at Women and Infants provides behavioral health services across developmental stages of the family. The staff in the Center for Children and Families provides integrated care across psychology, psychiatry and clinical social work to support adults and children.  

Developmental stages served include: adult services to support women during the perinatal and postpartum period; family-based mental health services for parents and infants; infant services around sleep and regulatory difficulties; early childhood services with a focus on diagnostic evaluation and child/family therapy; and services to children of a broad age range with autism or a parental concern for autism. 

The Center for Children and Families is closely aligned with the Brown Center For The Study Of Children At Risk. The mission of the Center is to stimulate outstanding interdisciplinary research, education, and clinical services on the biological and social factors that determine the developmental outcome of at-risk children.

Monday thru Friday 8:00-4:30 pm. 

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/10/2021