Mom's Support Groups + Outings in Regina, SK
March 4, 2019 , by Kathleen Fellinger
We know the struggle new Moms experience (whether it's your first or your second and you are adjusting to 2 or more kids) everyday adapting to life and learning your new role of Mom and still trying to hold onto a small piece of yourself. We know how bittersweet the experiences are because on one hand, you have been looking forward to the first moment of motherhood and meeting your new baby. But on the other hand, now that it is here, you might feel overwhelmed with it all. We understand. It's good for everyone to find a safe place to land for support, friendship and understanding. We've listed some amazing support groups, organizations, businesses and networks for new Moms and Moms with toddlers right here. Let us know on social media what you think? Make sure to visit these businesses' website, social media feeds and contact these organizations to learn more about who they are and what they can offer for you. As always, best wishes on your journey!
Y’s Moms is a rite of passage for every new Mom here in our city. It has been around for many years and there is good reason why. The focus of Y’s Moms is the newborn stage of parenting and is a support group where you are free to discuss ideas, feelings and share your emotions in a safe place where you can get some bonding time and also meet other new moms. This is a Free group, everyone is welcome.
The Regina Early Years Family Centre is a non-profit organization that offers support and programs for families with children ages newborn to 6 years old.They offer free programs and activities at three locations: Dr. Hanna School, St. Mathews School and Sacred Heart School.You can sign up for their monthly calendar of events. Also visit their website for a list of classes, programs and times. Or visit them on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ReginaEarlyYearsFamilyCentre/ to learn more about their services.
Mommy Connections Regina helps introduce programs and services that are in our city to Moms. They offer programs for different stages from Moms to Be, Mom and Baby & Mom and Toddler classes for a fee. Moms get to learn about and try out businesses in our city and the programs and services that they offer such as yoga, rock climbing, barre fitness and physical fitness training services. It’s a great way to meet other Moms and make new friends, learn something new and socialize. For more information, visit www.mommyconnections.ca/regina.
Family First Maternal Wellness Centre offers private consultation services for new Moms and families but also provides a new program called the Postpartum Wellness Program. This is the first program of its kind in Saskatchewan offering supports new moms for the entire first year of your baby's life. There are also drop-in options for a weekly group session with peer and professional support. Other programs are Mom & Baby Yoga classes, nutrition and. For more information, visit them online www.familyfirstwellness.ca.
The duo behind this business are postpartum and family care doulas that want to help parents enjoy the experience of parenting. This is truly a unique service. They offer classes such as Baby Wearing education, The Baby Class, Exhale Together: Gentle Discipline, group support and private consultations. For more information, connect with them on Facebook here www.facebook.com/exhaleparenting.
We love the movies! And you don't have to stop going just because you have a little one, bring them along. Every Thursday afternoon, enjoy a new feature film with your baby. They offer a Mom and Baby - friendly event so that you can have a nice break. The theatre sound is reduced to protect baby's ears, they offer stroller parking and will periodically have special events running before or after the feature. Better yet, get your Mommy friends and make it a fun afternoon outing! Dads, friends and grandparents are welcome too. Check out their upcoming list of movies at Cineplex Odeon Southland Mall, www.moviesformommies.com and follow them on Facebook.
Do you know of a good Moms Group in Regina or surrounding areas that you would like to recommend? Email us with details at info at kinderbuzz dot com. Thank you.