Support Groups

Becoming a mother is one of the most joyful and exciting experiences of your life. But it can also be a lonely and overwhelming one. You don’t have to do it alone.

Come to one of our support groups or join one of our online communities where moms discuss their experiences, provide tips and encourage one another through motherhood.   

Online Groups

Our online social networks are for expecting, new and experienced moms in a safe, supportive place.

We encourage our members to interact with each other and our medical staff to celebrate the gift of new life, as well as support each other during the joys and struggles that come along with it.

OSF Moms of Beautiful Babies - Bloomington

OSF Moms of Beautiful Babies - Ottawa

OSF Moms of Beautiful Babies - Peoria

OSF Moms of Beautiful Babies - Urbana

In-Person Groups

OSF HealthCare offers a number of in-person support groups for new and experienced mothers.

Group What When Where
Moms of Beautiful Babies Discussion group for moms of babies and toddlers

Tuesday,
5:30 - 7 p.m.

Wednesday,
10 a.m. - Noon

OSF St. Joseph Medical Center
Business & Conference Center

Bloomington, Illinois
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Moms of Beautiful Babies Open discussions about breastfeeding and motherhood with other mothers and the OSF HealthCare Lactation Nurse(s). Tuesday,
10 a.m. - Noon
OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center
Room 336

Ottawa, Illinois
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Moms of Beautiful Babies Discussion group for moms of newborns to six months. Bring your baby and your lunch. Wednesday, Noon - 2 p.m. Breastfeeding Resource Center

Peoria, Illinois
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Mom and Me and Baby Makes Three Discussion group for moms of toddlers and moms of babies with older siblings First Friday of each month,
10 a.m. - Noon
Breastfeeding Resource Center

Peoria, Illinois
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What Works for You OSF HealthCare and La Leche League of Greater Peoria team up to provide breastfeeding support with a special focus on the working mother Second Thursday of each month,
5 - 6:30 p.m.
Breastfeeding Resource Center

Peoria, Illinois
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Mothers of Beautiful Babies

A weekly gathering for mothers either breast or formula  feeding first time or experienced. This group helps them to connect with other women going through similar experiences.

Baby may have a weight check as scale will be available. Please feel free to bring your lunch and a blanket for sitting.

Tuesday,
Noon - 2 p.m.
OSF Saint Anthony Playroom

Rockford, Illinois
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