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.


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 Mount Sinai Hospital.  This is a 12-session program that requires weekly attendance.