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.
Our teachers are all Registered Nurses, Board Certified Lactation Consultants, or both.
Sign up to start your 6-week session when your baby will be 1-8 weeks old.
If you are an expectant mom or brand new mom, join us for a bi-weekly meetup. We will share our fears, joys, questions and advice as we navigate the world of new mommyhood. Babies welcome through 12 months. Participation is a free will donation onsite, and/or a donation of diapers, formula, or maternity clothes for the needy.
In collaboration with Woodwinds Hospital, ECFE is offering on going classes for new parents and their infants. Join the group at any time. No Fee. Birth to 3 months - Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm. And 3 months to 6 months - Tuesdays from 2:00-3:00pm
Suggested donation of $5-10 but no one will be turned away due to lack of monetary funds.
Male gender norms have held that if there is an issue for a man, they need to fix the problem, not deal with the emotional effect. The accumulation of unexamined emotional disturbances begin to negatively impact their emotional well-being. In this support group, fathers can express these feeling and challenges of becoming a father in today’s world. This group is open to all fathers whether you’re expecting your first or if you’re already a father.
Grandparent Support Group
Its purpose will be sharing their story of loss with each other and receiving helpful information on supporting them in their journey of grief. The group will meet the 5th Monday of months that have one. March-June-August and November from 5-6:30. Call for location and details.
Hatch Life! Mama Adventures Support Group
Thursdays 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
"The Hatch Life program is a place where you can feel comfortable discussing life topics surrounding parenting in a small group setting." - for pregnant and parenting women. 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!
Welcome to motherhood! This group is for new mamas and their babies of any age, though typical babies range from 2 weeks to 8 months. We’ll chat about getting out with baby, adjusting to life, sleep, early feeding challenges, and more.
"If you are an expectant mom or brand new mom, join us for a bi-weekly meetup. We will share our fears, joys, questions and advice as we navigate the world of new mommyhood. Babies welcome through 12 months. Participation is a free will donation onsite, and/or a donation of diapers, formula, or maternity clothes for the needy." Location: Woodbury
Group for teen moms that meets on Tuesdays from 5:00 to 6:30pm. Motherhood can be one of the most rewarding parts of a woman’s life but it also can feel overwhelming and lonely. This group will connect you with other mothers in similar situations and help you feel less alone in a safe and confidential space. We’ll talk pregnancy, parenting, and the things that go with it, like co-parenting, housing, money, childcare, work, school, relationships, and taking care of yourself.
Group members will need to meet with one of the leaders before joining. To learn more about the group and find out if it is right for you, contact Frankie Galka at 651-500-2433.
Share your experience with other new parents, ask questions and build a support system. Classes are offered in four week sessions; classes will meet on Fridays from 2:30-4 p.m in the North Oaks conference room. Cost is $40 for each four-week session. Scholarships are available, if needed. Call 651-254-3580 to register
612-208-FIT2or firstname.lastname@example.org (Emily Christie) As moms ourselves we understand that life is about finding balance and nurturing our minds and spirits as well as our bodies. By joining Our Village, you will not only enjoy fun and playful activities with your child, but will build a tight community of like minded moms to share advice, tips and most importantly laughter. Support. Connect. Empower. Make a difference.
The Queer Birth Project is a collaboration between Cheyenne Johnson, Doula CD (DONA), and Janine Stiles, Certified Professional Midwife. Their mission is to support LGBTQ families and the professionals that serve them, during family building and early parenting. They are offering a new parent support group for LGBTQ families and a no cost referral for LGBTQ professionals. Click here for more information.
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