Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Groups

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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!

Unless otherwise specified, all groups provide FREE support for pregnant or new mothers.  Babies are welcome and you do not have to be a first time mom to attend.  For Questions about the following support groups please contact the listed contact person or 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

Fairfield County Men’s Support Drop-in Group

Location: 1177 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT 06905, 1st floor conference room. Once Monthly, next is Tuesday, August 14th from 7pm-8pm. Contact:  Charlie Caviola – Group Facilitator at elyonpc.carla@yahoo.com

Lunachicks Fourth Trimester Support Group

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

Hartford 

ABC ~ Adjustment to Baby Challenges Support Circle

ABC Support Circle of West Hartford 

Location:  345 North Main Street, Suite 311C, West Hartford, CT Every other Friday from 12-1pm.  2018 Dates: 4/27, 5/11, 5/25, 6/8, 6/22, 7/13, 7/27, 8/10, 8/24, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/30, 12/14.  For More Information contact: Sharon Thomason, Ph.D. 860-233-9772 x846, Laurie Silverman, Ph.D. 860-233-9772 x745 or Annie Keating-Scherer 860-212-7066.

ABC Support Circle of Southington

Location: “Be Here Now Yoga & Fitness Studio, 134 Elm St. Cheshire CT.  First & Third Tuesdays; 10:30am 11:30am.  Contact: Amanda Salvo at bb2blue@yahoo.com or call 860-490-3120.

 Adjusting to Pregnancy & Postpartum Group

Location: Compass Wellness Center at 14 Vine Street in New Britain. Contact: Melissa Duenas, 860-890-3970 mamawarriordoula@gmail.com; Sera Gadbois, 860-230-5344 midwife.seragadbois@gmail.com; Lisa Falkner, 860-921-6461 lisafalknerlmt@gmail.com       

It’s Hard to Mom

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

Litchfield 

Mom 2 Mom

Location: Two Hearts PCC, 116 Grove Street, 2nd Floor, Torrington, CT.                    When: 2nd & 4th Saturdays 10:00am-11:00am.  Contacts: Melanie Bazzano, Kimberly Freeman, Lindsay Gibson, Amy Rodriguez, mom2mom@gmail.com    

Middlesex 

Circle of Mamas – Support Group for New Moms

Location: Family Wellness Center, 635 Main Street, Middletown. When: Second Monday of the month 10:30-11:30am.  Contact: Nat Holmes, Community Wellness & Engagement Program Coordinator HolmesN@chc1.com (860) 347-6971 ext. 3662

Maternal Child Health Perinatal Support Group

Open to Moms AND Dads!

Location:  WIC office, 8 Crescent Street in Middletown.                                              When: First Tuesday and Third Thursday; 11am-12pm. Contact: Sherri O’Shea, LCSW at 860-358-4834 or Mary Doyle, LCSW at 860-358-6427.

New Haven

Life After Baby: Navigating the Fourth Trimester & Beyond

Location: Branford Recreation Department on 46 Church Street in Branford.   When:  First and third Thursdays of every month 5:00pm-6:30pm (A fee of $5 is charged). Contact:  Kerry Haynes, BSW at 203-488-8304 or http://www.brandfordrecreation.org

Mom Circle
Location: A Wellness Retreat, 35 Boston St. Guilford, CT
When:  11:30- 12:30 on the first and third Mondays of the month
Contact JTauro.holisticpsych@gmail.com or 973-960-9672

Tolland

Out of the Blue

Location:  Buchanan Auditorium/Mansfield Public Library, 54 Warrenville Road, Manfield, CT 06250   When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month, 1:00-2:00pm, (Starting August 22nd, 9/5, 9/19, 10/3, 10/17, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/19.  Contact: Sarah Dufresne DufresneS@mansfieldct.org/ 860-429-3338 or Linda Palmer lindapalmer975@gmail.com

Windham

New Mama Crew: Canterbury 

Location: Canterbury Public Library- 1 Municipal Drive, Canterbury                     When: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 10:30 a.m.  Contact Stefanie Trudeau at stefanie@footprintsdoula.com or 860-301-1499.

Currently, there are NO Free Groups in the following County. If you are interested in starting one, please contact the Chairwoman of the PSI-CT Support Group Committee at psictgroups@gmail.com

New London

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