pregnancy support groups

Where can I find a Pregnancy Support Group?

Typically a pregnant woman is looking for a support group for one of two reasons. The first is to find other caring women with whom to share thoughts, feelings, emotions and ideas. The second is that they are looking for information on the symptoms of pregnancy and sources of help for financial, medical and nutritional needs. We have designed this section of the website to help you find support groups and to help you find answers to all your questions. All you need to do to click the link for your state of residence below and a list of helpful resources and support groups will appear.

Where Can I Find a Pregnancy Support Group in My State?

Alabama Montana
Alaska Nebraska
Arizona Nevada
Arkansas New Hampshire
California New Jersey
Colorado New Mexico
Connecticut New York
Delaware North Carolina
Florida North Dakota
Georgia Ohio
Hawaii Oklahoma
Idaho Oregon
Illinois Pennsylvania
Indiana Rhode Island
Iowa South Carolina
Kansas South Dakota
Kentucky Tennessee
Louisiana Texas
Maine Utah
Maryland Vermont
Massachusetts Virginia
Michigan Washington
Minnesota West Virginia
Mississippi Wisconsin
Missouri Wyoming

National Pregnancy Support Groups and Information

Each of the state pages above includes not only the national support groups listed below but also a large number of additional resources such as local support groups, financial, medical and nutritional assistance programs.  Birthright International provides support to girls and women who are distressed by an unplanned pregnancy and are looking for alternatives to an abortion. Hotline, free pregnancy tests, medical assistance, legal assistance, financial assistance, educational assistance, maternity and baby clothes, housing assistance, and referrals to social agencies are all available.  Birth mother Ministries, Inc. is a Christian, nonprofit, volunteer-based, organization dedicated to providing nonjudgmental assistance to any woman facing an unplanned pregnancy. Services include medical assistance, financial assistance, nurturing homes, educational programs, adoption counseling, and preparation for parenthood. The objective of the Nurturing Network is to ensure that every woman knows that the resources she needs in order to continue her pregnancy are available by calling the Network's toll free number.

Pregnancy And Children is a comprehensive website designed to help any woman who wants to know more about pregnancy and about the child she has delivered or may give birth to in the near future.

WIC, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children provides nutritious foods, nutrition counseling, and referrals to health and other social services to participants at no charge. WIC serves low- Income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, and infants and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. Pregnant or postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5 are eligible. They must meet income guidelines, a State residency requirement, and be individually determined to be at "nutrition risk" by a health professional.

WIC Overseas, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children is the WIC program described above but is for those U.S. citizen living overseas.

Women’s Government Health offers financial aid and help related to a birth mother’s care, prenatal care, preparing for a new baby, and then the care of the baby.

Additional Help

Adoption Services is a fully licensed non-profit adoption agency that helps birth mothers living in any state in the U.S. The Agency can also help a U.S. citizen living in any foreign country. Adoption Services has helped over 9000 birth parents and families. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or if you want our guidance or help. We can make sure your child is placed with the perfect family, your rights are protected, and that you receive all the financial assistance and medical help as well as other types of help that the law allows. There is never any fee to you as a birth parent whether you work with our agency or decide to look elsewhere.