Parents – Birth – New Parent – Resources

The Childbirth Collective

Doula support, Parent Topic Nights: pregnancy, birth, postpartum
St. Paul, Minneapolis, St. Croix Valley, Duluth, Fargo/Moorhead

Help Me Grow – For Families with Special Needs Children
Minneapolis Interagency Early Intervention Committee. This program through the Mpls public schools collaborates with multiple agencies to help identify and support families with special needs children. Connects parents to support groups and other community resources, offers workshops, online videos, newsletter, parent-to-parent resources, helps parents develop IEPs, etc.

The International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)

Support for cesarean prevention & recovery, promotes vaginal birth
after cesarean (VBAC).

New Mama Group by Amma Maternity -  952-926-BABY

A six-week class for new mothers with babies 0-8 weeks old.
Addresses infant care, postpartum adjustment, and more.

New Parent Connection Support – Metro Area
& Education Groups

For parents and their infants, ages birth to 4 months old. Led by a licensed
parent educator, topics include: moving from pregnancy to parenting,
arranging feeding schedules, monitoring sleep routines, smoothing sibling adjustments,
readjusting to a work schedule, choosing childcare providers.
No registration necessary; Free. Parents welcome to join anytime torough
their infant’s fourth month.
Internet message board allows families to ask questions and to support to each other.

Coon Rapids: Mercy Hospital. Thursdays, 2-3:30pm.  - 763-236-3003
Parent/Family Education:                                                                                             

Fridley: Unity Hospital. Mondays. 1-2:30pm. - 763-236-3003
Parent/Family Education:

Shakopee: St. Francis Regional Medical Center.
1st Wednesday of each month, 1:30-2:30pm
Shakopee Community Education: - 952-496-5029

St. Paul: United Hospital. Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30pm.
Contact Kathy Morris: - 651-241-6204

Twin Cities Attachment Parenting Group
A philosophy based in the practice of nurturing parenting methods that create the strong emotional bonds between infant & parent, believed to be the foundations for a child’s secure, empathic, peaceful, and enduring relationships throughout life. Parenting support meetings, playgroups, bookgroups, Mom’s Nights Out & more. Use website for calendar, support & conversation. For more info:

Karen &  Staven Bruce -   612-825-9636

Clemma Muller       clemmaj@gmail.com612-722-0926

Jennifer Russell     jennifer@russellmlps.com651-485-8001