Current Support Groups:
Pregnancy & Postpartum: Every Thursday from 1-2pm. 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.
Infertility Support: Every 2nd Saturday from 10-11 am. 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.
Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support: Every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 6:00-7:00pm. 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.
Life After Loss Cohort: Next Cohort TBD
(Coming Soon/On Hold):
Coastal Babies Support: Every 2nd and 4th Monday from 10:30-12:00. Support for new and expectant parents in Oregon’s coastal communities.
Support for Parents of Crawlers/Toddlers: Every Tuesday from 12:00-1:00pm. 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.
Meetup for Dads/Partners: Every Wednesday from 5:00-6:00pm. Casual meetup where fathers and partners of the birth parent can come together and swap parenting stories and tips.
Supportive Meetup for Working Parents: Every Wednesday from 6:00-7:00pm.Are you dealing with the stress of pregnancy, postpartum, and parenting while also navigating work? Join this weekly meetup to share with other parents who are trying to balance this challenging relationship between work and parenthood. All parents are welcome.
Support for Parents of Twins/Multiples: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 3:00-4:00pm.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.
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.
Peer-Led Support Groups
Pop-Up Wellness Walk:
WellMama has Pop-Up Wellness Walks through out the community.
On hold at this time.
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.
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.