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.
LGBTQ New & Prospective Parent Group 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
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.
Multiple Locations or Online
Minnesota Gay & Bi Fathers and Husbands Support Group Our group provides men with a safe and protective place where they can
openly discuss hopes, fears, and challenges related to their well-being
and the well-being of their families. The group is comprised of men who have been married and are fathers. The group's mission is to help gay and bi men who are husbands and
fathers develop positive, supportive and rewarding relationships with
other men who share similar backgrounds and experiences.
Twin Cities Dads Group
We are dads of all stripes: married dads, single dads, dads who share custody, adoptive dads, step dads, stay at home dads, full time working dads, work from home dads, freelance dads, etc. We host Meetups several times per month, with our kids at parks, playgrounds, sporting events, and anything else that will be a fun time for Dads and their families, as well as a Dads Night Out. The only requirement to joining us is to be a dad. There are no group dues and no attendance expectations. Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Topics include: changes in new mom, your relationship with mom, feeding and changing, safety issues, breastfeeding, working on being a dad and more. First Choice Pregnancy Services is offering this unique program for Fathers from 9:00AM-12:00 noon. For more information about Daddy Boot Camp, or to Register, please contact First Choice Pregnancy Services in New Ulm, (507)359-9800. The workshop is being offered Free of Charge, but Pre-Registration is REQUIRED!