Empty Arms Support Group, St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids: For parents with infant or pregnancy loss, or infertility. Meets the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in St. Luke's Resource Center. Call 319-369-7347 for more information.
Breastfeeding and More Support Group, Mercy Hospital, Iowa City: Weekly group for breastfeeding families. Expecting parents are also welcome. No fee. Group meets Thursdays, noon to 2 p.m., McAuley Room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Call Mercy On Call at 319-358-2767 or 800-358-2767 for a listing of specific dates.
Breastfeeding Support Group, Mercy Hospital, Cedar Rapids: Meets every Wednesday in the Birthplace classroom from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Membership is free. For more information, call 319-398-6561.
PostpartumMen: Website for men with concerns about depression, anxiety, or other problems with mood after the birth of a child
The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman, M.S.W.
New Beginnings—Adjusting to Motherhood Support Group for Moms: Meets Wednesdays from 4-5:30 p.m. at the St. Luke’s Center for Women and Children’s Health Lower Level Classroom, Cedar Rapids. Free. For more information call 319-369-7580
Moms Supporting Moms at UI Health Care, A Support Group for Mothers of Infants and Young Toddlers: Meets twice monthly in the Pomerantz Pavilion. For more information call 319-356-1278 or email email@example.com.
National Postpartum Depression Hotline: 1-800-PPD-MOMS
Postpartum Support International PPD Helpline (not a 24-hour hotline): 1-800-944-4773