Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Groups

Find your village!

PLEASE NOTE:  This page includes all free support groups in Connecticut known to PSI-CT at this time.  Listing of a group on this website page is in no way an endorsement of such group or meant to show preference of a listed group over a group which is not listed on this website page.  Individuals/families are responsible for choosing a support group which best meets their needs and provides the support they are looking for at any given time. Group facilitators are individually responsible for the content and process of their particular support group.  Please contact the Support Group Committee Chair, psictgroups@gmail.com, if you would like to add or remove a group from this list.  Thank you!


Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Groups are available through Hope After Loss  www.hopeafterloss.org


Support Group Calendar

Support Groups by county

Fairfield County


VIRTUAL GROUP!

Moms Circle of Fairfield County: Support Group for Moms Struggling with PMADs

  • When: 2nd Thursdays and 4th Sunday of each month at 7-9 pm
  • Contact: Michelle Anastasio-Festi or call (203) 997-5846
  • Join the Facebook Group: Moms Circle FCT
  • Don’t have Facebook?  No problem, text or call Michelle to learn more about this virtual group!

VIRTUAL GROUP!

Wise Arriving Prenatal Support Group

  • When: Once a month on zoom
  • Contact: Grace Morningstar Click here to register
  • Free and partners are welcome!
  • Typically have a theme and introduce an expert to speak on that topic (nutrition, herbs, lactation, etc.). 

Litchfield Count


VIRTUAL GROUP! 

Spilled Milk: A Perinatal Support Group

Free Support Group for Moms currently pregnant or with baby less than 12 months! Contact Carolann for the link to attend the virtual support group.

  • Location: ONLINE
  • Fortitude Center
  • When: 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the Month
  • Contact: carolann@fortitude-center.com

Middlesex County


VIRTUAL GROUP!

Circle of Mamas – Support Group for New Moms

  • Location: ONLINE
  • Family Wellness Center
  • When: Mondays  from 10:30 am-12:00am
  • Contact: 860-347-6971 ext 3662, or holmesn@chc1.com more information at www.familywellness.chc1.com

VIRTUAL GROUP!

It Takes A Village

  • Location : online
  • When: Thursdays at 1pm EST
  • Contact: Sarah Upton at sarahupton109@gmail.com
  • Register here

New Haven County


VIRTUAL GROUP!

Moms Group (of Milford)

  • Where: ONLINE
  • When: Weekly on Wednesdays at 10:00am
  • Contact: info@womenswellness.ct.com or call 203-951-9949

VIRTUAL GROUP!

LGBTQIA+ Parenting Group for Parents and Babies (up to 2 years)

  • Where: ONLINE Zoom
  • When: Bi-Weekly on Saturdays 2-4pm (starting 4/16)
  • Email Ashley at ashley@ebdoulas.com to sign up


New London County

VIRTUAL GROUP!

New Mama Support Circle

  • Location: ONLINE
  • When: 2nd Wednesday of each month, 10 am
  • Contact: Marie Russell at thegivingdoula@gmail.com for the zoom invitation and the schedule!

Hartford County


VIRTUAL GROUP!

ABC ~ Adjustment to Baby Challenges Support Circle

  • Where: ONLINE
  • When: Fridays from 12-1pm
  • Contact: If you are a new group member please go here for guidelines and registration.
  • Or email Sharon Thomason, at themomsource@themomsource.net or call 860-233-9772 x846 or Annie Keating-Scherer 860-212-7066.

VIRTUAL GROUP!

Infertility Support Group

  • Open to women at any stage of their fertility journey, women experiencing secondary infertility, and their partners and supporters.
  • Location: Online
  • When: Every other Wednesday: 8-9pm
  • Contact: Alyssa Pierre-Louis, at alyssa.pierrelouis@projectthrivect.com or by phone 860-970-8639

VIRTUAL GROUP!

Life After NICU Parent Support Group

Life After NICU is a support group for parents of color in the Greater Hartford area who are going through or survived the NICU experience with their pre-term or full-term infants. It can sometimes be hard for NICU parents to find the time to get to a group but now you can “ZOOM” in from the comfort of your home and meet other parents who face these challenges.

  • Location: ONLINE
  • When: Every Second Saturday of the Month from 2-3:30pm
  • Contact: Whitley Mingo, at 860-578-2323 or Nubeingdoula@gmail.com

In-Person Group!

The Brave Space

This group is for moms that are juggling all the struggles of postpartum. From breastfeeding to sleep issues, to all the feelings and self-doubts that come up for new moms. Come find your people in the Brave space. Hosted by Ailish McMahon-Lewis CBD CBE of Birthing Bravely and Lori Atkins RN, IBCLC of Oh Baby! Lactation care.

  • Starting in May 2022
  • Location: 642 Hilliard Mills, Manchester CT 06042 Suite 2111
  • When: Weekly, Wednesdays 10am-12pm
  • Contact: info@ailishlewis.com
  • Register Here

Tolland County


VIRTUAL GROUP!

Out of the Blue

  • Location:  ONLINE
  • When: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month 7-8pm
  • Contact: Contact: If you are a new group member please go here for guidelines and registration. Email the registration form to Sarah Dufresne at DufresneS@mansfieldct.org or text/call at 860-429-3338.

Windham County


Virtual Group!

Strong Like a Mother

  • 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month
  • 7:00-8:00pm.
  • Please email ErinR@teegonline.org for the meeting link.