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La Leche League

Mother-to-Mother Support Group

La Leche League International (LLLI) is a worldwide, educational, nonsectarian, nondiscriminatory organization dedicated to supporting breastfeeding parents.

La Leche League of Fresno and Clovis offers several ways to support parents on their breastfeeding journey.  They offer phone support by accredited La Leche League Leaders and monthly support group meetings.  Occasionally they offer specialty meetings with enrichment topics and participate in additional community outreach activities. Check their calendar of events for more information.

http://lllfresno.org/

Positive Birth Movement

Fresno Chapter-Led by Sara and Kassy

The Positive Birth Movement is a global network of free to attend antenatal groups, linked up by social media. We connect pregnant women together to share stories, expertise and positivity about childbirth. We aim to challenge the epidemic of negativity and fear that surrounds modern birth, and help change birth for the better. Join us as we meet up, link up and shake up birth!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1945759612332318/

New Mommy  Breastfeeding Support Group

Hosted by Tess Johnson, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Please join our warm circle of friendship as we gather to discuss the ups and downs of breastfeeding. This group is amazing! It's a very positive, judgment-free space to share your story and pick up great tips from other moms who understand. Bring your baby, feel free to invite a friend, and remember that all are welcome, whether or not they're exclusively breastfeeding. It's all about feeding with love for our little ones, so come join us! Check out Tess' Facebook event page to find the next scheduled meeting.

MOMS Club of Fresno Central

Frequent meet-ups in Fresno

"We are a support group designed just for you, the at-home mother! You are interested in the world around you, want a variety of activities for you and your children, and are proud of your choice of at-home mothering for your families! We know, because we're at-home mothers, too! You need a support group that understands your special needs as an at-home mother and we're it! We are the first, largest and fastest growing support group specifically for ALL at-home mothers."

https://www.meetup.com/MOMS-Club-of-Fresno-Central/

ICAN of Fresno

International Cesarean Awareness Network - Facilitated by Deborah Eacock

Local chapter of the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN).

 From the official website..." The International Cesarean Awareness Network is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve maternal-child health by reducing preventable cesareans through education, supporting cesarean recovery, and advocating for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC.)"


We love this quote from the Fresno facilitator:

“C-section mamas need support and they need each other. Women who desire a VBAC deserve to have good education and support for their choice – especially with all the myths and misconceptions that are out in the public.” ~ Deborah Eacock, ICAN of Fresno

Find their next meeting here

Central Valley Multiples Club

Community group for parents of multiples

The Central Valley Multiples Club (CVMC) is a non-profit organization committed to providing support, education, and friendship to parents and expectant parents of twins, triplets or higher order multiples.

Featuring one to two scheduled playdates per month, and supporting parents of children from infancy, toddlerhood, childhood, and beyond.

Email info@fresnomultiples.org for more information

MOPS

Mothers of Preschoolers

MOPS International is a non-denominational Christian organization that reaches out to all mothers of children under school age. MOPS helps moms… and MOPS makes a difference in the lives of families. The purpose of MOPS International is to nurture every mother of preschoolers by meeting her distinct needs to the glory of Jesus Christ. This purpose is carried out in a variety of ways, including local MOPS groups and special events.

For more information call Brandy Freeland, MOPS Council Coordinator for Fresno-Clovis, at 559-436-0891 or visit www.mops.org

Kids Like Us-Fresno

Connecting families from Fresno county's LGBT+ community

Kids Like Us is facilitated by Robin Johnston Mcgehee, a community activist and LGBT mama of two. The group meets periodically to host events and play-dates that connect same sex parents and give their kiddos the opportunity to play with their peers from similar family dynamics. The  group also meets at community events, such as the annual Earth Day celebration, and gets together for holiday themed events, like pumpkin decorating and trick-or-treating around Halloween.  All LGBGT+ families with children are welcome.

Follow the Kids Like Us Facebook page to be notified of the next scheduled event.

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