New Baby Support
Christa Aikins, trained doula, and seasoned mom of three, will facilitate this New Baby support group. Come into this supportive, confidential, and judgement-free space to explore what is true for you in your motherhood with your new baby. Chat, sip tea, ask questions, and make some new local mom friends for your village. This is a group for moms and babies 0-12 months.
Fridays; 11:30-1:00, cost is $5. Please contact us, including the date to pre-register.
Baby loss Support group
Heidi Lengel, a trained psychotherapist, will facilitate this support group. Are you feeling isolated and alone after the loss of your baby? Our baby loss support group is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of their baby during pregnancy (20 wks+), at birth, or shortly thereafter. This group aims to help women express the profound grief that they live with, without any fear that it will overwhelm others. Grieving moms will gain new insights on their healing journey, create tools for recovery, and feel connected to other women. Tell your story and begin to heal. It’s too difficult to do this alone, and you don’t have to.
Fourth Tuesday of each month; 7:30-9:00 pm, cost is $25. Please contact us, including the date to pre-register.
POSTPARTUM ADJUSTMENT GROUP
Do you feel isolated, and unsure of how to find support?
Do you find yourself wondering if you have postpartum depression or anxiety?
Are you struggling to feel like yourself again since having a baby?
This supportive group will be facilitated by a trained therapist and specialist in peripartum mood and anxiety disorders. The group will explore ways to cope, find expertise about what is happening, and experience healing during this difficult time of transition. There are other women who feel like you do! Come and connect, you will be glad you did.
Every Wednesday; 10:00 am, cost is $25. Please contact us, including the date to pre-register.
Working Moms’ Support Group
Heidi Lengel, a trained psychotherapist, will facilitate this group. Are you struggling with the stress, fatigue, and constant pulls that comes with being a working mom? Come and connect with other local working mothers in a supportive group environment where we use music, mindfulness, and discussion to discover tools for dealing with the challenges and emotions of working motherhood in healthy ways. You may even find a local mom-friend who is just as busy as you!
First Tuesday and Second Friday of each month; 7:30-8.30 pm, cost is $25. Please contact us, including the date to pre-register.
Circle of support for Mothers
Kellie Wicklund, a licensed psychotherapist, will facilitate this Circle of Support for Mothers. There are many varied feelings in the journey of motherhood, and unexpected things can happen along the way. Come to this supportive, confidential, and judgment-free space to explore what is true for you at this moment in your mothering -- no matter what place that is. You will find connection, understanding, and feel heard. Pre-registration is required, as space is limited.
(Break for summer) cost is $25. Please contact us, including the date to pre-register.
MOTHERHOOD VILLAGE: PEER GROUP SUPPORT
This is a free, peer-lead group, that utilizes the MotherWoman model of support. The facilitators have been trained by MotherWoman, and are supervised by Kellie Wicklund, Director of Maternal Wellness Center. There are many varied feelings in the journey of motherhood, and sometimes we need a village to help make sense what we’re going through. Come to this supportive, friendly, judgment-free, and advice-free, space to explore what is true for you at this moment in your mothering. You will find connection, you will feel listened to, and find friendship. Pre-registration is appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome!
Sunday evenings; 7:00pm-8:30pm. This group is FREE. Please contact Ashley@maternalwellness.org
Cesarean Healing Circle
Maria Brooks, BSN, RNC-OB, will facilitate this group. The Cesarean Healing Circle provides a safe place for women to share their stories, begin healing, remove emotional scars, and celebrate themselves as birthing women. By use of visualization techniques and symbolism, participants will find common ground and support while sharing their own unique birth stories in a small group environment that is supportive and understanding.
What you need to know before attending:
The circle is only for mother's who have given birth by cesarean section.
It is advised that you be at least six weeks postpartum before you attend the Circle, however it is never too late to attend.
Babies/children cannot be present during the Circle.
Pre-registration is required, space is limited to 2-4 attendees.
Bi-monthly Sundays; 2-4:30, cost is 50$
Please contact us, including the date (check events page) and support group / class name to pre-register.