PREGNANCY AND POST-PARTUM SUPPORT
Check out the services at Pod & Kin for prenatal yoga and other movement classes for pregnancy.
Where: 3825 SE Belmont.
When: Class schedules vary
Zenana Spa also offers some pregnancy support -from prenatal massage to hypnobirthing.
Where: 2024 SE Clinton
When: times vary
Baby Blues Connection (www.babybluesconnection.org) a nonprofit organization providing many free services to pregnant and postpartum women offers free mom-to-mom support groups led by trained facilitators in five locations throughout the Portland and Vancouver areas.
Where: Groups are held in SW, SE, NE Portland as well as Gresham, Vancouver with another group forming in Oregon City.
When: Please call 866-616-3752 (toll-free) for more information
Sam Stevens, MS, LMFT Licenses Marriage and Family Therapist. Sam focuses on working with fathers and their partners struggling with the transition to parenthood and the unique challenges that come with being a new parent. He leads classes on adjusting to and dealing with parenthood.
Where and When: Fathers’ groups held at various locations. Details here.
Compiled by Ali Wilkinson