New for July 2019!
We all need support sometimes. Local moms’ groups are a great way to build community and know that you are not alone!

This is a sampling of the local groups available.

New Mom Mentorship

Austin postpartum women and moms of toddlers are invited to join us for the mama mentorship circle. We meet once a month (with potential for bi-weekly if the group grows) beginning Thursday 10/03 at 11:30a to connect with seasoned moms and grandmothers to receive guidance, nurturance, and mentorship without the family of origin dynamics. $5-$10 donation to cover space rental. RSVP is required due to limited space. Email me to RSVP ; this group is open to postpartum women and moms of toddlers, but due to space only babies in arms please.
This group will meet in Kelli’s office on s.8th in the ‘04 zip code!

Black Mamas ATX

Black Mamas ATX is a group for Black mothers in Travis County to share resources with one another to improve postpartum outcomes and lower the mortality rate among Black mothers.

Come meet Sister Doulas and other mothers in a safe environment to discuss our experiences and offer advice.

Moms group with Beautiful Beginnings

6611 River Place Blvd, Ste #107, Austin, Texas 78730

Bosom Buddies

Lactation support group!! Turn Mondays into MomDays. We are excited to host an IBCLC led support group every Monday afternoon from 1:00pm –
3:00pm. Kiddos under 12 months and of course babies in arms are welcome. Come share your journey with other moms and create your village. . $5 week

New mama happy hour

Thrive Chiropractic Center 15501 Ranch Rd 620 N #1200, Austin, TX 78717 Every Wednesday from noon-1:15 (Free)

This groups welcomes (and encourages!) both expectant and new moms to attend.

New Mamas Social

South Austin New Mama Social is up and running! For mamas with littles under one year old.

It’s on Tuesdays at 11:00-12:30 at The Hive at 10415 Old Manchaca Rd.

Austin Parents of Multiples

St. George’s Episcopal

Last Monday of every month, 6:30-9 p.m.
$35 yearly membership fee.
(512) 693-9233 (checked bi-monthly

Mama Bloom Postpartum group

www.mama-bloom.com

*Mama Bloom 6-week Series Postpartum Group
The Mama Bloom 6-week series is a 6 week closed postpartum group for mamas with babies under 1 year old. This series is an intentional series exploring pertinent themes in motherhood and the transition into motherhood. The group will be a safe space for mamas to gain support, connection, community and greater fulfillment. This is a place a mama can be known and explore who she is as a new mama without judgment. This group begins with a set group of mamas and stays closed until the 6 weeks are over to help create a “tribe” for these mamas. Groups meet weekly for 2 hours and cover themes like identity as a new mama, radical self-care, practicing greater presence, and self-love and compassion. Expect to finish this series and have a greater sense of who you are as a mama and be able to embrace the challenges and joys of motherhood with greater acceptance and ease.
Series meets Wednesdays from 1:30pm-3:30pm. Babies always welcome. Cost is $175 for the series for non-ATX clients, $115 for ATX clients. (scholarships available )

Location: Birthwise Birth Center, 1709 Rio Grande St. Austin, TX 78701
Check the calendar for when the next 6 week series starts! (ATX Bloom PP Group Series 1 of 6 groups starts January 27th) Groups led by ATX birth doula and life coach, Nicole McCharen. Contact Nicole with questions at nicole.atxdoulas@gmail.com.

*Mama Bloom Drop-In Postpartum Group

This group is a drop-in group for new mamas with babies under 1 year old. This group is a place where a mama and her baby can come and just BE. Come connect with new mamas, practice breastfeeding/ bottle feeding in a safe space, talk with other mamas about current concerns and joys, and enjoy connection and support when needed in a casual environment. Babies always welcome, of course!
Drop in group is Wednesdays, 10:30am-11:45am. First group starts January 27th. Drop in donation sliding scale rate, $5-$15/ group. Location: Birthwise Birth Center, 1709 Rio Grande St. Austin, TX 78701 (ATX Bloom PP Group Drop-In) Group led by ATX birth doula and life coach, Nicole McCharen. Contact Nicole with questions at nicole.atxdoulas@gmail.com

Mamas for Mamas

Circle C Community Center, 7817 LaCrosse Ave, Austin, Texas. Please join us whenever you can for our free drop-in group! Support  for those struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety, OCD or PTSD during pregnancy or postpartum. We hope to share information and provide a safe, confidential place in which pregnant and postpartum moms can talk about whatever might be going on for them. every Monday evening at the CC Community Center from 6:30-8; all mamas – pregnant and and infants-in-arms are welcome.

Mothers Unfolding

Austin TX 78723 Welcome to Postpartum! With the birth of a baby, there is also the Birth of a Mother. This realization helps me bring tenderness to myself and others who are unfolding into their new role as Mother. Each five week group explores the heart of what it means to be a mother, sharing wisdom and insight, while acknowledging the unique gifts and challenges of motherhood. There is a discussion topic for each gathering and plenty of time to get answers to your burning questions

Carry on warriors

Despite motherhood being an exciting and joyful time in our lives, women who carry a trauma history may unexpectedly find pregnancy, postpartum, and/or parenting to be a difficult time. This is a group for Moms that have survived trauma.

Moms Club

They have chapters all over and are determined by where you live. A favorite thing about MOMS Club is that no only is it about supporting one another but we also do service projects throughout the year that specifically benefit mothers and children in our community.

Any Baby Can -moms’ group!

a free weekly group for moms, babies, and siblings.

Partners in Parenting

PIP now offers a each family the option to self-select the pricing option that works for each individual family.
Newborn PIPsqueaks Groups: 0-4 months {$0-$244} Our newborn groups bring together parents with babies 0-4 months old who all live in the same area of Austin. The 10-week program is led by a trained facilitator who will help you traverse the joys and challenges of being new parents. These sessions meet in the group members’ homes. Parents choose from a list of more than 45 parenting topics to discuss during their sessions. The registration fee includes access to a list of guest speakers that can be brought in for any of the topics that are covered during the 10 weeks, offers from our sponsors that are exclusive to PIP participants, and of course a network of families in your area with whom you will get to grow, learn and play alongside. The daytime sessions are for one parent and his/her baby, and the evening sessions are geared toward couples and their babies. All first-time parents are encouraged to join!

Baby PIPsqueaks Groups: 4-10 months {$0-$194} Our baby groups bring together parents with babies 4-10 months old who all live in Austin. The 8-week program is led by a trained facilitator who will help you traverse the joys and challenges of being new parents. These sessions meet in the group members’ homes or at a community center. Parents choose from a list of more than 45 parenting topics to discuss during their sessions. The registration fee includes access to a list of guest speakers that can be brought in for any of the topics that are covered during the 8 weeks, offers from our sponsors that are exclusive to PIP participants, and of course a network of families in your area with whom you will get to grow, learn and play alongside. The daytime sessions are for one parent and his/her baby, and the evening sessions are geared toward couples and their babies. All first-time parents are encouraged to join!

Second Time Around Groups: 0-6 months {$0-$194} Our second time around groups are for parents with babies 0-6 months old who all live in Austin. The 8-week program is led by a trained facilitator who will help you traverse the joys and challenges of being new parents. These sessions meet in the group members’ homes or at a community center. Parents choose from a list of more than 45 parenting topics to discuss during their sessions. The registration fee includes access to a list of guest speakers that can be brought in for any of the topics that are covered during the 8 weeks, offers from our sponsors that are exclusive to PIP participants, and of course a network of families in your area with whom you will get to grow, learn and play alongside. The daytime sessions are for one parent and his/her baby, and the weekend sessions are geared toward couples and their babies.

New! Community-Based Groups: 0-6 months {$0} Our community-based groups are for parents with babies 0-6 months old who all live in Austin. We currently only offer this program in Spanish but are working hard to create English groups as well. The 8-week program is led by a trained facilitator who will help you traverse the joys and challenges of being new parents. These sessions meet at a community center and offer incentives for attendance such as grocery gift cards, diapers and wipes.a list of more than 30 parenting topics to discuss during their sessions. The registration fee comes out to roughly $12.50 a week, and includes access to a list of guest speakers that can be brought in for any of the topics that are covered during the 8 weeks, offers from our sponsors that are exclusive to PIP participants, and of course a network of families in your area with whom you will get to grow, learn and play alongside. The daytime sessions are for one parent and his/her baby, and the evening sessions are geared toward couples and their babies. All first-time parents are encouraged to join!