Bowery Babes will help you transition to motherhood, by providing you with a supportive place to connect with other new moms and their babies. Bowery Babes offers a dedicated discussion board for those with babies 0-12 weeks. This is a discussion thread for all new moms from 0-12 weeks to share information, ask questions, find out about classes in the area.

About our facilitator:
Jennifer Stoltz Favus, LCSW, is a Bowery Babes member with a deep enthusiasm for helping people find empowerment and solutions to life's challenges by accessing their innate strengths. She believes in the immeasurable benefits that come from new moms sharing experiences and emotions. Jennifer looked forward each week to her own Bowery Babes New Moms Group after the birth of her first child in 2012, an experience which led to lasting friendships for her and her daughter. Jennifer graduated with a B.A. in Human Development and Family Studies from Cornell University and holds a Masters in Clinical Social Work from NYU. Between 2000 and 2012, Jennifer worked in the Psychiatric Emergency Room at Bellevue Hospital and on the Psychiatric Mobile Crisis Team, doing emergency evaluations of patients in their homes. Jennifer is a certified psychoanalyst and received specialized training in parental perinatal anxiety and mood disorders. Jennifer is a Gottman Institute Certified Educator in Bringing Baby Home and a member of Postpartum Support International. She has advanced training in therapeutic modalities including EMDR, AEDP, and DBT. In 2007, Jennifer founded her own private practice in psychotherapy focused on adults, couples, and NYU undergraduate and graduate students. Jennifer lives in NYC with her husband, two young daughters, and Beta fish.

Please contact Jennifer with any questions - jenniferstoltz@gmail.com