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Support Groups

Pregnancy and childbirth bring exciting but challenging moments. Sharing your stories with others helps you face those challenges and learn from others’ experiences. Northside Hospital offers parents access to a variety of support groups.

Mom-Me Connection (0-9-month infants welcome)

An informal group for breastfeeding moms. Share your stories with and give/receive support from fellow moms. A certified lactation consultant is on hand to answer any questions. Discussion topics include breastfeeding frequency, feeding at night, pumping, when/how to wean, low milk supply and more. For more information, call (404) 303-3329.

Note: Mom-Me connection support group does not meet the week of Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years unless otherwise noted below.

Locations (As of 2/12/18):

Northside/Alpharetta Medical Campus
3400-C Old Milton Parkway, Suite 310
Alpharetta, GA 30005
Education Room
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
(In addition to the holidays listed above- this group will NOT meet on 10/31/18, 11/14/18 and 12/19/18)

Saint Luke's Presbyterian Church
1978 Mount Vernon Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Northside Hospital-Forsyth
1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming, GA 30041
Women's Center, Family Learning Center, Classroom B
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Northside Hospital-Cherokee
450 Northside Hospital Blvd
Women's Center Conference Room
Canton, GA 30115
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Special Care Nursery

For parents with infants in the hospital's Special Care Nursery (NICU). Group held weekly. For more information, call (404) 845-5790.

H.E.A.R.T.strings Perinatal Bereavement

Our Perinatal Bereavement team offers a variety of support groups for you, depending on your loss, to help preserve memories and understand natural emotional reactions.  Groups are facilitated by nurses, chaplains, bereaved parents and hospital staff, who are trained to help, guide and support parents through their loss and journey toward healing. For more information, locations or driving directions, please contact our office at (404) 851-8177 or northsidepnl@gmail.com. You also can visit our dedicated website at www.northsidepnl.com. All support groups are free to attend.

  • Caring and Coping support group - For parents and grandparents who have lost a baby due to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or neonatal death. Group meets the second Monday of every month, 7-9 p.m.

  • Rainbow PALS (Pregnancy After Loss Support) support group - For those who are experiencing a subsequent pregnancy following the loss of a baby. Group meets at different times.

  • ANEW support group - For those who have lost one or more multiples and who are struggling with the joys and challenges of raising the surviving baby(ies). Group offers support and social opportunities. Meets at different times. 

 

Northside Hospital - Atlanta

1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 851-8000

Northside Hospital - Cherokee

450 Northside Cherokee Blvd.
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 224-1000

Northside Hospital - Forsyth

1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 844-3200


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