Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Minnesota (PSI-MN)
Support Group - Expecting and New Mothers
2136 Ford Pkwy, Ste 5269, St. Paul, MN, 55116
Distance: 1034 Miles
Group of people that meet on a regular basis to share their experiences and provide mutual support
Provides a free weekly virtual peer support group providing support and education for expecting and postpartum parents
Provides support groups online
- Free / no cost to everyone
Twin Cities Metro area
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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PH-6100.1800Expectant/New Parent Assistance Definition
Programs that provide educational and supportive services for new parents or those expecting a child, to prepare them on an emotional and practical level for the impact the newborn will have on their lives and relationships. Initial focus areas include healthy eating for the mother, danger signs in pregnancy, sibling preparation and being ready for labor and delivery, followed by practical information on basic infant care, newborn behaviors, baby supplies, bathing techniques, diapering, breastfeeding and other feeding options, as well as infant and childhood illnesses. Later topics may include walking, talking, toilet training and other aspects of child development, all to help ensure that infants and toddlers are nurtured, live in a safe environment and receive proper health care. Included are programs open to all as well those targeting special populations such as low income individuals or teenagers.
PN-8100.6500-650Parent Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups for parents who share a common characteristic or circumstance such as being single parents, dual career parents, multiple birth parents, parents with children who are out of control, or parents of children with disabilities, who come together for educational and social purposes as well as for mutual support. Meeting formats may include in-person, telephone or Internet options.
PN-8100.6500-680Pregnancy/Childbirth Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are pregnant women or women who have had difficulties in areas relating to family planning, pregnancy and childbirth. Included are groups for individuals who are pregnant for the first time, women who are contemplating a home birth, breastfeeding women, families making decisions relating to birth control, women who have had a cesarean birth, women who are at high risk for a problem pregnancy and parents of premature or high-risk infants. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share their experience, strengths and hopes, understand their relationships and work through related emotions.