Pregnancy and childbirth bring exciting but challenging moments. Sharing your stories with others helps you face the challenges and learn from others’ experiences. Northside Hospital offers parents access to a variety of support groups.
Special breastfeeding groups and classes provide parents with instruction, resources and support.
Mom-Me Connection - Share your stories, give and receive support with this informal group. A certified lactation consultant will be on hand to answer an questions. Discussion topics include breastfeeding frequency, feeding at night, pumping, when and how to wean, low milk supply and more. Two groups include: newborn babies to 6 months (Group I) and 7 months to 12 months (Group II). For more information, call (404) 303-3329.
Northside/Alpharetta Medical Campus
3400 Old Milton Parkway, Building C;
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
Dunwoody United Methodist Church
1548 Mt. Vernon Road, Room E 201-203
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Women's Center, Family Learning Center, Classroom B
Thursdays at 10:30 am (class starts 4/18/13)
This group is for parents with infants in the Special Care Nursery. For
more information, call (404) 845-5790.
Parents Partnered for Preemies - Parents who have made the transition successfully from NSH Special Care Nursery to home partner with other parents whose infants were recently admitted to the SCN. This group offers new parents emotional support and understanding through shared experience. For more information click here.
H.E.A.R.T.strings Perinatal Bereavement - Our Perinatal Bereavement team consists of nurses, chaplains, bereaved parents and hospital staff, who are specialized to help parents with their loss. We are available to help, guide and support you during your journey toward healing.
A variety of resources and support groups are available for you, depending on your loss. Led by professionals, these resources seek to help preserve memory and understand natural emotional reactions.
If you would like more information, or if you need assistance in choosing the most appropriate resources for you, please contact our office at (404) 851-8177 or email@example.com. You also can visit our dedicated website at www.northsidepnl.com.
Opportunities for families to remember their babies and to enhance community awareness of perinatal grief.
A variety of books and literature on topics include coping skills, rituals, memory, and different types of grief. These resources are available during support hours or by appointment.
Published several times a year, these newsletters include information and resources along with poems and stories written by grieving families and friends.
Meetings are held near the Northside Hospital-Atlanta campus. For location and driving directions, please contact our office. All groups are free of charge.
Caring and Coping - A support group for parents and grandparents who have experienced the loss of a baby due to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or neonatal death. Groups meet the second Monday of every month from 7-9 p.m.