Support Groups

Drop in to a new moms group when you are ready to meet new friends and talk about the joys and challenges of motherhood. An experienced maternal-infant health educator facilitates the informal discussion. Groups are held weekly and registration is not required. Babies welcome!

Inova Alexandria Center New Moms Group

  • Tuesdays, 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • Inova HealthPlex-Franconia/Springfield
  • 6355 Walker Lane, Alexandria, VA 22310
  • Classroom 1-105 (enter through main entrance, go down the hall that is to the right of the elevators, first room on the right)
  • Please note this space has a hard surface floor, so be sure to bring a blanket or mat if you would like to sit on the floor with your baby.
  • Park in patient parking or make use of the free valet services at the main entrance.
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Find out how other moms are growing into this new role and what you can do to ease your transition back to work. An experienced maternal-infant health educator facilitates the informal discussion. Groups are held bi-weekly, registration is not required. Before attending for the first time, please call 703.698.2441 to ensure the group is in session. Babies welcome!

See also Breastfeeding Support for Working Moms

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Postpartum Support - Arlington

Talk with other new mothers who are finding the postpartum weeks overwhelming. If you are feeling sad, anxious, angry or irritable, group support can help. Group facilitated by registered nurse, baby most welcome.

Postpartum Support Virginia

Founded by a FIT4MOM instructor, Postpartum Support Virginia is dedicated to helping women suffering depression and/or anxiety during pregnancy or in the first year following childbirth. The mission of Postpartum Support Virginia is to provide information and resources to women via telephone or email and social support through free peer-led...

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Breastfeeding Support Group (Arlington Virginia Hospital Center)

  • While breastfeeding is a natural process, it can be challenging especially in the early weeks. This popular group meets weekly providing encouragement to new and experienced breastfeeding moms through the first year and beyond. Discussion topics may include sore nipples, infant weight gain, nipple shields, milk supply concerns, formula supplements, exclusive pumping, introducing solids, infant sleep and much more. A Board Certified Lactation Consultant/RN is present to answer your questions. Babies are welcome.
  • When: Wednesdays at 12:00 pm and Thursdays at 10:30 am
  • Where: 1701 Women & Infant Health Lobby Classroom at Virginia Hospital Center
  • http://www.virginiahospitalcenter.com/medical/women/support_groups.aspx

Breastfeeding Support Group for the Working Mom (Arlington Virginia Hospital Center)

  • This popular group provides working moms an...
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