Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Groups: ONLINE NOW during Covid-19 Challenges

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Scroll down to view free support groups. Current Online groups are listed first, followed by groups which are currently on hold, with the hopes to resume in the near future. Please contact the group leader listed to register for the group.

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!

All groups provide FREE support.  For questions about the following support groups, contact the contact person or the Chairwoman of the PSI-CT Support Group Committee at psictgroups@gmail.com              

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

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!

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. Email the registration form to 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! Baby Daze

  • Location: ONLINE
  • When: Tuesdays from 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Contact: Group is run by Lauren Akers, (860) 436-0662; Learn more and register here.

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

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

New Haven County

Moms Group (of Milford)

New London County

VIRTUAL GROUP! New Mama Support Circle

Tolland County

VIRTUAL GROUP! Out of the Blue

Windham County

No Current Support Group In Windham County: Please contact Sarah Dufresne at psictgroups@gmail.com if you plan are interested in starting one!  

Currently Not Meeting During COVID-19

Lunachicks Fourth Trimester Support Group

  • Location:  Mother’s Embrace Yoga, 194 Leavenworth Road in Shelton
  • When: Last Sunday of each month at 10:15am
  • Contact: Linda Antignani at 203-414-2607

Circle of Mums (Bristol Hospital Parent & Child Center)

  • Location: 9 Prospect St, Bristol CT 06010, Conference Room
  • When: 4th Thursday of each month; 10am-11am
  • Contact: Amanda Sawyer, – Director; pcc@bristolhospital.org or by phone 860-585-3481

Full Circle Men’s Drop-In Group (Bristol Hospital Parent & Child Center)

  • Location: 9 Prospect St, Bristol CT 06010, Conference Room
  • When: 4th Thursday of each month; 6pm-7pm
  • Contact: Amanda Sawyer, Director; pcc@bristolhospital.org or by phone 860-585-3481

It’s Hard to Mom

  • Location: Mass Cottage, 1st Floor Group Room, Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Ave. Hartford.
  • When:  1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month; 10:00am-11:30am.
  • Contact: 860-545-7324; RSVP to Laura Durst as space is limited

This First Year

  • Location:  With Women Wellness 394 West Center Street, Manchester
  • When: Wednesdays from 6:30-8pm
  • Contact: Martha Adams, at 860-869-2774 or email her at  GrowThriveLive@gmail.com