Peer-Led Support Groups
We can’t wait to come alongside you and offer support.
All of our groups are free and no registration is required.
Currently all groups are held in virtual format so we can reach more people.
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Current Support Groups:
Pregnancy During Covid-19: Every Thursday from 3-4pm. Click here to sign in and join the group. Being pregnant during the Covid-19 pandemic can make the changes of pregnancy much harder to deal with. Join us as we talk through the uncertainties of delivering a baby during a pandemic and find support with other local parents who share the same fears and worries.
Pregnancy & Postpartum Support: Every Wednesday from 12:30-1:30pm.Click here to sign in and join the group. A safe and supportive environment for sharing your feelings and concerns about pregnancy and the first few months with baby. Know that you are not alone, and that all emotions are valid. We welcome parents on any type of pre-baby/post-baby journey, whether that be adoption, surrogacy, fostering, etc. You will learn skills to help you cope, reduce anxiety, set realistic expectations, and ask for what you need.
Coastal Babies Support: Every 2nd and 4th Monday from 10:30-12:00.Click here to sign in and join the group. Support for new and expectant parents in Oregon’s coastal communities.
Support for Parents of Crawlers/Toddlers: Every Tuesday from 12:00-1:00pm.Click here to sign in and join the group. Are you past the newborn phase? Does your baby/toddler need to get their wiggles out while you get support? All parents are welcome in this group to talk about the realities of parenting a crawler/toddler.
Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support: Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 5:30-7:00pm.Click here to sign in and join the group.WellMama is here for you – to let you grieve at your own pace and in your own way. Join our support group to connect with other parents who have also experienced miscarriage or the loss of a baby.
Infertility Support: Every 1st Thursday from 5-6:30pm.Click here to sign in and join the group. The path to conception can be long and full of grief, frustration, and isolation. Join others who understand. Partners and support people welcome.
Support for Parents of Twins/Multiples: Every Thursday from 1:00-2:00pm.Click here to sign in and join the group. No one can really understand the stress of raising more than one baby at a time, except other parents of twins/multiples. Get support from other parents of twins/multiples for this uniquely challenging parenting situation.
Meetup for Dads/Partners: Every 2nd Monday from 5:00-6:00pm.Click here to sign in and join the group. Casual meetup where fathers and partners of the birth parent can come together and swap parenting stories and tips.
COMING SOON: Stretching & Support (postponed due to Covid-19): Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 5:30-7:00 at Prairie View Community Room (584 N Danebo Ave, Eugene). Easy parent-and-me stretching and movement guided by Stop, Drop, & Yoga followed by a peer-led support group to confidentially discuss the challenges of new parenthood. Babies and children welcome – supervised child movement provided during the parent support segment.
Anytime Virtual Support:
Facebook Support- General: A safe, private space for new and expectant parents to share experiences and support one another in an online, Facebook platform. Click here to visit our Facebook Discussion Group.
Facebook Support- NICU Families: For families with babies in the NICU. Find support and education opportunities from families also experiencing what it means to have a baby in the NICU. Join the Facebook Group Here.