If you are expecting, or have a new baby, and need extra support, here are some options are for you, organized by area of the metro! It may be good to check a couple of different areas, to find the closest location(s) to you. For rural area resources, click here.
New Mama Group- bring your baby! Receive advice and perspective on feeding, sleep, developmental milestones, breast health, and much more as you weigh your baby, celebrate growth, and meet other moms. Minneapolis: 612-223-8064
Pregnancy and becoming a mom can be overwhelming. Pregnant women and mothers are invited to come to this free group for the chance to talk about the things that are hard to talk about. Free; registration not required. No childcare provided; babies up to one year are welcome. Thursdays, 11-12. Located in the Abbott Northwestern Clinic, 800 East 28th Street - Wasie Building, Minneapolis. 612-863-0187
Second Saturday of each month 10-11:30 am. Walker Community United Methodist Church, 3104 16th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN This is a donation-based peer-run support group for LGBTQIA families with little ones ages 0-3ish, as well as expectant and trying families looking to build community! Check out upcoming events and topics on facebook
Brave New Mamas- (ON HOLD) Weekly drop-in group to connect with other new moms (includes those who are "new mamas" for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and on time!).
$15/group, Cash or Credit at time of group.
Warrior Mamas- Tue, 10-11 am: 8 week therapeutic group, for expectant women and moms with babies 0-12 months, struggling with the transition to motherhood. Next group begins November 13th. Most insurances accepted! Must register to join.
A Mama Self Care Workshop. Being a mama is more than just taking care of your littles, it's about taking care of you too! Discover strategies that help you become a more loving and present mama while also tending to your own needs.
New Mama Group- bring your baby! Receive advice and perspective on feeding, sleep, developmental milestones, breast health, and much more as you weigh your baby, celebrate growth, and meet other moms. St Paul: 651-340-8538
Upcoming events: Multiple parent topic and community parent groups. Please click on Minnesota Birth Center to find out more. Moms group meets every Thursday from 1:30-2:30 pm. This group is a wonderful way to get out with your baby, meet other moms, and learn about different topics each week. Free! 968 Grand Ave. St. Paul. Call 651/895-2520.
Postpartum Depression Support Group
Located in West St. Paul, this ongoing group offers education and support for women who are experiencing or are at risk for postpartum depression. Mothers are invited to bring their babies to our meetings. The group meets every Wednesday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free parking and free drop-in child care are available. FREE. Call Rosalyn 612-863-4770
North Suburbs (coming soon!)
West Suburbs (Plymouth, Hopkins, St. Louis Park, more coming soon!)
New Mama Group- bring your baby! Receive advice and perspective on feeding, sleep, developmental milestones, breast health, and much more as you weigh your baby, celebrate growth, and meet other moms. Plymouth 612-223-8064
If you've been feeling sad, anxious or overwhelmed since of the birth of your baby, you're not alone. Connect with other new moms at this free drop in support group, facilitated by experienced therapists. Second and fourth Mondays from noon to 12:45 pm at the St. Louis Park Clinic. 952–993–3307
South/Southwest Suburbs (Edina, Burnsville, Eden Prairie, more coming soon!)
Bring your newborn to a baby-friendly environment and get help on all the topics of concern to new moms: feeding, sleep, soothing, vaccinations and pediatric visits, postpartum adjustment, emotions, returning to work, and more. You won’t find a more welcoming place for help and encouragement than the New Mama Class. The perfect way to spend maternity leave! The New Mama Class supports all new mothers. Whether you’re breastfeeding or bottle feeding, parenting solo, partnered or married, adoptive or biological, have one baby or twins, you are welcome here. Being part of a range of experiences shows us how many right ways there are to be a family. You’ll leave this class with confidence and friends for life.
Hatch Life! Mama Adventures Support Group
Thursdays 11:30 am - 12:30 pm The Hatch Life program is a place where pregnant and parenting women can feel comfortable discussing life topics surrounding parenting in a small group setting. Children ages 0-2 are welcome to attend. Topics include- anxiety and mood difficulties, breastfeeding, mother-infant relationship, sleep schedules and more! Free Lunch included! RSVP to Maima, at 952-994-2756
Motherhood is a big transition. Mindfulness can help. Whether you’re a brand new mom or you’ve been at this a while, you know how it feels to juggle weighty emotions and responsibilities at this time of life.Join us every other Monday for an evening of developing and practicing Mindfulness. The hour will begin and end with breathwork, intentional relaxation, and Mindfulness skill building. The middle of class will be spent connecting with other moms, sharing resources, and processing the journey into motherhood. Register online; Edina
In collaboration with Woodwinds Hospital, ECFE is offering on going classes for new parents and their infants 6-12 months of age. Join the group at any time. No Fee. Tuesdays, 4:30-5:45. Valley Crossing Elem. School.
Groups occur two times per month, once on a Tuesday at 10 am, and the other on a Thursday at 5:30 PM. Groups are free. See website for schedule and topics. Located at Sprout Chiropractic and Wellness (in collaboration with Mom + Me) 1935 County Rd. B2 W, Ste. 185 in Roseville. To RSVP, call or text 612-205-4340.
FREE : 45 minute commitment : call Deborah Meggitt at (651) 456-8469
This offering is for mother's and their partner's who are traveling the journey of pregnancy to stop, connect, and breathe in the space of Becoming US. Whether this is your first or third baby, this check-in plants the seeds of growth towards a thriving family in the exciting, life-changing, and challenging whirlwind of Becoming US.