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 (Newborn to 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.

Update for Covid-19: All Mom-Me Connection groups are cancelled until further notice.

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 You also can visit our dedicated website at 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.