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Grieving Still
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Grieving Still

Free

with MMC Childbirth Education

Remembering and loving babies lost during pregnancy. A support group for parents who have experienced a spontaneous pregnancy loss at any gestation. A place to remember, share, grieve, and heal. Third Thursday of every month; 6 - 7:30p.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our perinatal loss and bereavement support groups will meet virtually via Zoom. These support groups are a safe and supportive space to share your thoughts and emotions. To join, please email Abby D’Ambruoso at adambruoso@mmc.org. She will send you the login information. Please email her by 3:00 pm on the day of the support group.

Healing Together
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Healing Together

Free

with MMC Childbirth Education

A support group for those who have experienced the medical interruption of pregnancy. Healing Together provides parents a safe place to grieve, share experiences, give and receive support, and remember. Second Thursday of every month; 6 - 7:30p.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our perinatal loss and bereavement support groups will meet virtually via Zoom. These support groups are a safe and supportive space to share your thoughts and emotions. To join, please email Abby D’Ambruoso at adambruoso@mmc.org. She will send you the login information. Please email her by 3:00 pm on the day of the support group.

RESOLVE of New England
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RESOLVE of New England

Free

with MMC Childbirth Education

A monthly peer support group for men and women who are struggling to conceive or carry a pregnancy to term. 

A supportive, informal group supported by RESOLVE of New England and facilitated by Anne Belden, MSc. 

The group is free and meets the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 pm in the Dana Center at Maine Medical Center. 

Please register with Resolve New England https://www.resolvenewengland.org/support/#rsvp.

For questions regarding the group, contact Anne: anne@annebelden.com  or call 207.233.5939 

New Parents Circle 2022

Free

with Ellen Kunkle, MMC Childbirth Education

Come together to share the story of your parenting journey and receive support, guidance, and inspiration.

Discussion topics include: sleep, feeding, nurturing yourself, relationship changes, and even infant massage and baby-wearing. This group is flexible to address your own needs and concerns. This group is facilitated by a childbirth educator who is also a trained doula and breastfeeding counselor.

This group is currently meeting in an online or call-in format. Please register here to receive log-in or call-in information for this weekly group which meets on Thursdays 10am-12pm.

This group was formerly known as the Mothering Circle.

FREE but registration is required. Join anytime throughout the year. New members are always welcome!

Breastfeeding Support Group 2022

Free

with Kara Kaikini, MMC Childbirth Education

This free peer support group is a great opportunity to meet other new breastfeeding parents in your community, share experiences, and receive postpartum and newborn care information and support. A lactation consultant facilitates the group and can answer your questions.

This group is currently meeting in an online or call-in format. Please register here to receive log-in or call-in information for this weekly group which meets on Tuesdays 1-3pm.

FREE but registration is required. Join anytime throughout the year. New members are always welcome!





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