New Moms Support Groups


There are a variety groups to suit your needs. Choosing one will allow you to find others who are also looking for a safe place to participate in conversations with people who are in situations that are similar to their own.

First Steps: New Moms Support Group


This group gives moms and their babies the opportunity to meet in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Moms can bring a brown bag lunch and join in lively informative conversations conducted by Women and Infants Center nurses. The group meets in the located at 400 North Ninth Street, directly across from in the first floor conference room, classroom 2 (1030B) every Wednesday from 12 noon - 1:30 p.m. There is no charge for this service and no registration required.

Other Resources


Springfield Moms. Online family resources

Share Support Group


Share is for parents who have lost a baby due to miscarriage, still birth or early infant death. It meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 7 – 8 p.m. in the St. Clare Annex, next to the chapel at St. John’s Hospital. For more information, call Spiritual Care at 217-544-6464, ext. 55675.