Indiana University Health North Hospital is pleased to offer several support opportunities for new parents. Our support groups cover a wide range of topics including breastfeeding, postpartum depression and raising a toddler. Additionally, we offer groups for new dads and mothers looking to share advice with one another. Our support groups meet weekly and are complimentary (free). Participants are welcome to attend as many or as few sessions as they would like. All support groups meet on the first floor of IU Health North Hospital. Please ask for directions at the Welcome Desk.
Breastfeeding Support Group
For Moms with babies 0-4 months old. Meets Thursday mornings, 10:00 am - 11:15 am on the first floor of the hospital. The group does not meet on any major holidays. This is a great opportunity to meet other breastfeeding moms in an informal setting for open sharing of basic questions, tips for success and guided discussion led by an experienced educator.
Lactation Outpatient Clinic
Lactation consultants are available to meet with you for lactation needs and newborn feeding issues. Please call 317.688.2680 to schedule an appointment. Our Outpatient Clinic is located on the fourth floor of the hospital. We look forward to serving you!
Mother Connection Support Group
For mothers with infants from birth to one year. You will meet with a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to discuss topics of interest to mothers of young babies and have fun meeting other mothers. The group meets from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm most Tuesdays, first floor of IU Health North Hospital. Please call 317.688.2465 prior to first visit to make sure group is meeting on site.
Postpartum Depression Support Group
Did you know that Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders affect one out of seven women? This group is for pregnant and postpartum moms struggling with emotional changes. You are not alone. You are not to blame. With treatment, you will be well. Registration is required for this group. If you are interested in attending, please call Birdie Meyer at 317.963.8191.
For parents of toddlers ages one to three years. Discuss topics such as potty pitfalls with a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner while you meet other moms. Group meets from 10:00 am – 11:30 am most Tuesdays, first floor of IU Health North Hospital. Please call 317.688.2465 prior to first visit to make sure group is meeting on site.