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Newborn Parenting Support Group - Alma

Whether someone is a first-time parent or a seasoned expert, caring for a newborn can be overwhelming. To help parents through the transition, MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot offers the Newborn Parenting Support Group.

Led by experienced childbirth educators, the Newborn Parenting Support Group covers a new topic each week. Discussions focus on the special needs of group members as they adjust to their baby and new role as parents.

Topics include infant nutrition, breastfeeding tips, mental and physical adjustments to new motherhood, fussy babies, sleep schedules, communicating with your baby (nonverbal communication, music, sign language), developmental milestones for the first year and physical/occupational/speech therapy as well as postpartum exercises and pelvic floor disorders.

Dates: Every Tuesday of each month

Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Location: MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot
                300 E. Warwick Drive, Alma, MI 48801

Conference Room: 1162 A & B

Questions: For more information, call the OB Unit at (989) 466-3231.

Cost: Free

Personal Assistance

MidMichigan Health Line can help you register for a class or find your way to one of our facilities.

Phone (989) 837-9090

Toll Free (800) 999-3199

Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, Eastern Time