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

National perinatal mental health support groups are available at www.postpartum.net


Connecticut Support Groups Listing

Fairfield County


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.). 

IN-PERSON GROUP!

New Expectant and New Parent Group!

  • When: Every Thursday at Easton Public Library 6pm
  • Contact: Terri Piazza
  • Free!
  • Led by Lactation counselors, Doulas, Child Birth, Baby Care and Postpartum Educators.
    Meet new people, get support and information.

Litchfield County


Middlesex County


VIRTUAL GROUP!

Circle of Mamas – Support Group for New Moms

VIRTUAL GROUP!

It Takes A Village

New Haven County


VIRTUAL GROUP!

Moms Group (of Milford)

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

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!

Support Squad at 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 of Birthing Bravely who is a Holistic Birth and Postpartum Doula and Sleep Consultant.

  • Starting in May 2022
  • Location: 642 Hilliard Mills, Manchester CT 06042 Suite 2111
  • When: Bi-Weekly, Every 2nd and 4th week.
  • Wednesdays 10am-12pm
  • Contact: info@ailishlewis.com
  • Register Here

VIRTUAL GROUP!

Growing Together: Young Expectant Mom Group

Free ongoing support group open for any young women up to age 21 who is expecting a baby. Connect with other young expecting moms in a supportive and educational space. Join us to discuss issues, challenges, and concerns during this season .

In Person Group!

New Infant Support Group

A weekly support group for parents with new infants. An opportunity to connect with other parents, ask questions with a postpartum doula and hear tips and advice on caring for an infant.

  • Where: Free in Person
  • When: Every Thursday 10:30am-11:30am
  • Contact: Liz Weeks
  • Register here

In Person Group!

New Moms Group!

Led by Board Certified Lactation Consultant Nicky Prince.

  • Where: Pitkin Community Center, Wethersfield
  • When: Monthly on Fridays 12-2pm
  • Contact: Nicky Prince
  • Email to get dates: nicky@princelactationsupport.com

Tolland County


VIRTUAL GROUP!

Parenting Support Squad

A free parenting group for families or caregivers with children 0-5!

  • Location: On Zoom!
  • Connect, Share and Learn together
  • Tuesdays 10-11 AM (The 1 st and 3 rd week of each month)
  • Contact or with questions or to register and receive the zoom link:
  • Sandra Assanowicz: SAssanowicz@DayKimball.org Call or text 860.428.0444
  • Dea Vernott: dea.vernott@lmhosp.org 860-442-0711 x5007 or text 203-903-7536

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. 

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