Support Groups

 
New moms support groupFirst Steps: New Moms Support Group
This group gives moms and their babies the opportunity to meet in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Moms can bring a brown bag lunch and join in lively informative conversations conducted by Women and Infants Center nurses.

The group meets in the Women and Children's Clinic located at 400 North Ninth Street, directly across from HSHS St. John's Children's Hospital, in the first floor conference room, classroom 2 (1030B) every Wednesday from 12 noon - 1:30 p.m. There is no charge for this service and no registration required.
 
Dealing with Feelings Support Group
This is a safe place where pregnant women and moms can find support, comfort, encouragement and learn new coping skills. Babies are welcome. 

The group meets in the Women and Children's Clinic located at 400 North Ninth Street, directly across from HSHS St. John's Children's Hospital, in the first floor conference room, classroom 2 (1030B). No reservations or referrals are needed to attend. Upcoming support group dates.
 
Share Support Group
Share is for parents who have lost a baby due to miscarriage, still birth or early infant death. It meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 7 – 8 p.m. in the St. Clare Annex, next to the chapel at St. John’s Hospital. For more information, call Spiritual Care at (217) 544-6464, ext. 55675.
 
Other Resources
Parent Help Line. Parenting questions or concerns? Help is just a phone call away. Call (217) 544-5808 or toll-free (888) 727-5889.

Springfield Moms. Online family resources