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Support groups for new and expectant moms in the Chicagoland area

Transitions to Motherhood program at Northwestern Memorial’s Prentice Women’s Hospital offers classes, events and support groups for new mothers. Services include lactation specialists, information on birth and child safety. 

  • For more information call: 877-926-4664 

Healthy Tomorrows is a support group open to the community that allows breastfeeding moms the opportunity to connect, learn about resources, and share experiences. 

  • Phone number: 773-299-7930 

Baby Bistro Breastfeeding Support Group at UChicago Medicine is a weekly support group that provides expert guidance on personal breastfeeding challenges and successes for free. A board-certified lactation consultant is available at each meeting. 

  • Wednesdays, 10:30am-12pm 

Support groups for grieving mothers

    • Group meets on the last Saturday of the month, 10:30am-12 pm 

For perinatal education and information visit the following resources

  • March of Dimes Supportive Pregnancy Care provides prenatal healthcare and education to pregnant individuals by fostering health literacy and health equity in pregnant individuals. Supportive Pregnancy Care offers: 
    • Prenatal Health & Health Education 
    • Social Support 
    • Positive experiences for both pregnant people and providers 

For text-based social support for both mom and baby, consider the Peanut App: https://www.peanut-app.io or Text4Baby: https://www.text4baby.org

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