New parents benefit from local groups to share thoughts, emotions and social interaction. Check here often to find your tribe!

New Mothers' Group, Providence - An informal way to meet with other new mothers to share the new experiences of parenting. Groups meet weekly in the following locations:

  • Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Health Education Department, 300 Richmond Street, Suite 102, Providence. Free parking across the street.


Breastfeeding Support Group, Providence - In order to provide additional help once breastfeeding moms go home after delivery, Women & Infants offers a weekly Breastfeeding Support Group. 

  • The group meets on Wednesdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Malcolm and Elizabeth Chace Education Center, South Pavilion, Women & Infants Hospital, 101 Dudley Street, Providence.

Please bring your baby's birth date, birth weight and weight at discharge.

Ocean State Libraries: Most branches have programs for ages 0-24 mos.

New Mom/Parent Group, Aquidneck Island

Baby Cafe, Providence
Coggleshell Club, Middletown

Rhode Island New Moms Connection, Providence

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