It is a very difficult time for pregnant and new moms right now with social distancing recommendations due to COVID-19. Luckily, many local businesses/organizations now offer virtual classes and support groups.
Albany Family Life Center
Mother to Mother – An informal meeting group of expectant, new and experience moms (virtually through Zoom)
Many Online Classes for Expectant Moms via Zoom
Click here to follow Albany Family Life Center on Facebook to learn more!
Albany Obstetrics and Gynecology
An informal virtual tour of St. Peter’s Hospital is posted on their Facebook page on 3/24/20
Click here to follow Albany Obstetrics and Gynecology on Facebook.
Bellevue Woman’s Center
– Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group
– COVID Virtual Check-In “Feeling anxious, isolated, or just need to reach out to a professional for a question? Bellevue Woman’s Center will now be offering a 1 hour Virtual Check-In where anyone can log into Zoom and talk to a social worker, lactation consultant, or other special guests.”
– “As a reminder, due to COVID-19, all of Bellevue Woman’s Center’s Education Classes have been held on hold until further notice. Your prenatal education is still important to us during this exciting time in your life. We are actively working on online live classes, but until then, please visit YoMingo, a free source of education during this time. Please feel free to share and benefit from this free online education class: www2.customizedinc.com/childbirtheducation“
Click here to follow Bellevue Woman’s Center on Facebook to learn more!
Capital Region Baby Cafes
Click here to follow Capital Region Baby Cafes on Facebook to learn more!
Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group
Click here to follow CEO-WIC Breastfeeding on Facebook to learn more!
Debra Goodman Physical Therapy
Zoom Pregnancy Workout
Click here to follow Debra Goodman Physical Therapy on Facebook to learn more!
Greenbush La Leche League
Breastfeeding Support Meeting via Zoom
Click here to follow Greenbush La Leche League on Facebook to learn more!
Heartspace Yoga and Healing Arts
Online Prenatal Yoga
Click here to follow Heartspace Yoga and Healing Arts on Facebook to learn more!
Offering an online Pregna-fit group program (see Facebook post on 3/29/20 for details)
Click here to follow Her Strength on Facebook to learn more!
ICAN of the Capital District
“The Capital District chapter of the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) is a nonprofit 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).”
Click here to join the Facebook group.
Online Classes – Prenatal Yoga & Yoga for Moms
Click here to follow Janine Yoga on Facebook to learn more!
Virtual Prenatal Yoga
Virtual childbirth and breastfeeding classes
Click here to follow KindNest on Facebook to learn more!
The Bundle Store
Click here to follow the Bundle Store on Facebook to learn more!
Prenatal Yoga with Bonnie
Click here to follow Yoga Mandali on Facebook to learn more!
518 Breastfeeding Mamas
A local Facebook group with over 4,000 members
Click here to learn more.
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