Moms need friends, laughs, relaxation, mental stimulation
and pampering too! Madison has many great clubs, spas, and classes
for moms. Some places even have child care!
moms groups | postpartum
support |breastfeeding support |
health resources | fitness |
multiples support | preemies
support| adoption support | other
Intuition, LLC--Too busy to cook a healthy meal for
your family? Expecting a bundle of joy and need to fill the freezer
with healthy meals for that first week home? Kitchen Intuition
personal chefs are the answer! We offer in-home personal cheffing--Fresh
or frozen meals from start to finish. We will do the shopping,
preparing, storage, and clean up. All you have to do is sit back
A bit about our philisophy... Our belief is that
food should be delicious and healthy. We pride ourselves in preparing
food that is not only good for you, but that is also good for
your community. That is why our menu always includes seasonally
appropriate foods that are prepared from local produce and meats
whenever possible. We prepare meals from only the freshest ingredients,
all-natural, and organic if desired. If you are tired of take-out,
or your body is craving chemical-free foods, Kitchen Intuition
is ready to serve you! Please visit our website at www.kitchenintuition.net
Moms Network - Our goal is to develop
a thriving local community of holistic parents with a wide range
of interests. Our chapter will be meeting on the third Wednesday
of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Mount Horeb Public Library
located at 105 Perimeter Road in Mount Horeb. Come on out, get
connected to other like-minded moms and dads, and catch the excitement
of our community! Please visit our web address for more information
Club Madison Area Support groups for all mothers. Support,
playgroups, MOMS Night Out, field trips. Children welcome.
Moms Club. Encouragement, Friendship,
Support. We offer activities for parents & their children
including playgroups, field trips, lunch out, parties and much
more. Visit our website at www.veronamoms.com for more information.
(Mothers Of PreSchoolers) - MOPS exists to meet the needs
of every mom - urban, suburban, and rural moms, stay-at-home
and working moms, teen, single,
and married moms - moms with different lifestyles who all share
a similar desire to be the very best moms they can be! MOPS
recognizes that the years from infancy to kindergarten are
foundational in a mother-child relationship and are filled
with unique needs.
Door Creek Church 7:00-9:00 pm, September through May on the
John’s MOPS at Night 6:45 -9:30 pm, September
through May in Waunakee.
• All Saints Lutheran Church,
2951 Chapel Valley Road, Fitchburg, WI 53711. Our group
meets the second Monday of every month (Sept.-May) at All
Saints from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Childcare is provided and begins
at 9:15 a.m. Come join us for friendship, fun, and great
conversation! For more information, please call Loriann
at (608) 848-8727 or email Loriann62@gmail.com.
MOMS Club of Southwest Madison. Make
friends through playgroups, field trips, fun activities with
other moms and kids, and monthly MOMS Night Out. For more info
email firstname.lastname@example.org or
Stepmoms’ Support Group. 6:30
p.m. first Tuesdays of each month. Women & Families Psychological
Services. Call Jane at 827-7220
LaLeche League. Mother-to-mother education, support, and encouragement
for women who want to breastfeed. Babies welcome. Various days
and locations within Madison, call (608) 827-5530; Verona.
Michelle Ellinger, Birth and Postpartum Doula
Journeys Doula Services - (608) 577-8611
I believe every woman has a right to a positive
birth experience. As a birth doula, I am here to help you find
the birth path that is right for you, and be with you (and your
partner) on the journey. My goal is to help create a feeling
of safe, supportive, and respectful surroundings throughout the
experience. I have a special interest in working with mothers
who have had disappointing or traumatic birth experiences and
are preparing to birth again. Some of the services I provide
as a birth doula: Phone and email support; relaxation support,
birth ball, heat/cold therapy, massage and counter pressure during
labor; non-professional photographs of labor, birth, and immediate
postpartum; prenatal and postpartum nutrition counseling; labor
support in home and/or hospital; initial breastfeeding support;
help creating a birth plan; sibling support; lactation referrals,
postpartum support; prenatal visits; help establishing a support
As a postpartum doula, I support families as they
adjust to parenthood and all that comes with it. Some of the
services I provide as a postpartum doula: Phone and email support;
breastfeeding support and lactation referrals; bottle-feeding
support; prenatal visits; lending library; sibling support; postpartum
care; running errands; household organization; grocery shopping;
light cleaning and meal preparation; listening to and assisting
in processing of birth story; help establishing a support network. Please
contact me for a free interview.
Member of Doulas of South Central Wisconsin and
Small Miracles, Madison's volunteer doula program.
Work--Birth Services for the Childbearing Year
Heidi Anderson, CD(DONA), CLC, CBE
I offer many services for your family through pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum
period. Some of the services I provide are: In-home Postpartum Doula Care, Breastfeeding
Classes and Counseling, Childbirth Classes, Postpartum Planning, and Infant Massage
Courses. I appreciate your need for support and education during this life changing
time. My main purpose is to support you and your partner in your choices and
to help provide you with the information you need to make informed and prepared
you nervous about childbirth? Is there a new baby in your family?
Are you expecting multiples? Would you like an experienced
guide with you during labor and birth? Are you exhausted? Do
you wish there was someone to just take care of you? We're
here to help! All Four Trimesters
Doula Service offers
birth and postpartum doula care in Madison, Middleton, Mount
Horeb, Fitchburg, Verona, Monona and beyond. We offer professional
assistance to families who are expecting a baby, throughout labor
and during the adjustment period after the baby is born.
To learn more about doulas and about how we can help you, please
visit our website. http://allfourtrimesters.tripod.com or
e-mail or call us - Hannah Bernard - Donals email@example.com,
608-334-4278, Maggie Shapiro Haskett - firstname.lastname@example.org,
Postpartum Doula Service
Ruth Hoffman Hein R.N. B.S.N.
1001 Greenwich Drive, Madison, WI 53711
Home (608) 273-4724
The focus of my postpartum doula service is “Mom.” I
see my service as an extra pair of hands to do “whatever
Mom feels needs to be done,” i.e. take care of the baby
and siblings so Mom can sleep, take care of baby or siblings
so Mom can have uninterrupted time with one or the other, help
with laundry, meals, dishes and housecleaning. Furthermore, my
role is an educator and health advocate— if
you have questions about your baby’s care or health care,
your health or other family members health we can pursue information
and resources together.
Education: R.N. B.S.N. and 2000 DONA (Doulas of
North America) Training Course
Experience: 30 years as a R.N.; 20 years at Visiting Nurse Service
where I did newborn visits for about 10 years; Mother of a 19
year old daughter.
“More Than Just the Blues” Perinatal/
Postpartum Depression Phone Support
Postpartum Depression of the mother can
occur within a few days or up to 1 to 2 years after birth.
Depression can also occur
during pregnancy. Symptoms can include feeling hopeless, alone,
unable to concentrate and make decisions, crying, feeling “panic,” trouble
sleeping, changes in appetite etc. This phone line provides
information and support to mothers and family and friends of
a woman experiencing
Ruth Hoffman Hein R.N.
Phone ( 608) 273-4724 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (7 days per week)
Postpartum Support International
Postpartum Support International (PSI) is a world-wide organization,
founded in 1987, that exists to provide support, reliable information,
resources, and education for distress in pregnancy and postpartum.
PSI coordinators help women, families, and providers find support
and make connections.
Support International (PSI) website.
Wisconsin's co-coordinators are:
515 Diagonal St., Highland, WI 53543 Phone: 608 929-7629 Email:
9976 County Rd. A, Mt. Horeb, wI 53572 Phone: 608-712-1505 Email:
Area Mothers of Multiples (MOMs) - The Madison Area MOMs
is a non-profit support group for families with multiples...twins,
triplets, quads or more! Many of the members also have single
birth children. Meetings 3rd Thursday of each month at St.
Andrew Lutheran Church at 6815 Schneider Road Middleton, WI
53562. Meeting time is 7:15-9:00 p.m. Social
functions, calendar of events, resales and more!
Families in WI - The goal of this yahoo! group
is to connect preemie families in WI with each other for advice,
conversation, and support. If you are a parent or relative of
a preemie, former preemie, a preemie that passed away, or currently
experiencing a high risk pregnancy and will likely be spending
time in a NICU in the future, please contribute your knowledge
Adoption Support Group. 6:30-8
p.m. Third Friday of odd-numbered months. For families with children
from Russia and Eastern European countries. Guest speakers, peer
support. St. Dennis Catholic Church, 413 Dempsey Road. Childcare
and snacks. Mary (608) 221-4702.
Birth Parent Support Group.
Have you placed your child for adoption? This free,
safe, confidential group meets the second Tuesday of each month
from 6-7:30pm at 5 Odana Court . To register, call Trish (608-833-4800
ext. 109) or Alice (608-270-6635).
Madison Area Food Allergy
Support Group. Meets
the third Tuesday every other month. for more information and
meeting location please contact Sheree’ Godwin 608-249-5215
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. Support at The Rainbow
Project offices, 831 E. Washington Ave., in Madison second Fridays,
10 to noon. Phone support, days, Rose Roh, 220-3010; Ethel
Dunn, 238-8751, 334-8751; or Claire, 261-5679; evenings, Rose,
249-2209 or 220-3010.
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