What The Social Team Does

Social workers are part of the Legacy Maternal Fetal Medicine team.  They provide support during pregnancy and the post-partum period.  The role of the social worker is to help you have a healthy pregnancy and baby.  Their services are free and available to all patients receiving care at Legacy Maternal Fetal Medicine. 

Our social workers are here to give you someone to talk to about:

  • Adjusting to Pregnancy

  • Depression and anxiety during and after your pregnancy

  • Emotional changes in pregnancy

  • Sibling Adjustment

  • Relationship Issues

  • Substance Use

  • Domestic Violence

  • Grief and loss

 

Our social workers are knowledgeable about community resources and can provide information about these resources and many more:

  • Mental Health

  • Substance Use

  • Car Seats and Other Baby Items

  • Dental and Vision

  • Financial – TANF, SNAP, WIC and food banks

  • Legal – Paternity, Custody, and Parenting Plans

  • Childbirth preparation and parenting support

  • Grief and loss

  • Accessing healthcare