Resources for New Moms!
Riverside Pediatrics – Offering newborn care classes complimentary for the community, first Tuesday of every month from 12:30-1:30pm. Call (203)629-5800 to RSVP.
Mothers Care Doulas
Greenwich Hospital – Tender Beginnings
Class for Grandparents-to-be
Child Birth Preparation Classes
Baby Care and Feeding
Just for Kids – Sibling Classes
After the Baby is Born
WarmLine: The nursing staff is available 24 hours a day by phone (203.863.3569). Discuss with the nurse how you’re adjusting and any concerns or questions you might have.
Lactation Support: Call 203.863.4226 between 8am-2pm
Mommy and Me Yoga: 1 hour-long class offers gentle exercises, meaningful poses and thoughtful meditations in the traditions of Kundalini Yoga. Strengthening, stretching, toning and balancing techniques help achieve mind/body/soul harmony during this often intense, emotional and glorious postpartum period. Bond with your baby and meet other moms, too. For new moms and their babies, ages 6 weeks-9 months. Classes meet every Thursdays from 11:30am-12:30pm. $25 per class.
Parenting Programs/Support Groups
Newborn Mothers Group: 4-week course addressing the needs of the newborn (under 4 months of age), and the physical and emotional adjustments of parenthood. Designed for mothers who recently have given birth. Topics include: Birth Experience: Adjustment, Love and Sleep; How Do We Learn to Become Parents?; Who Was I Before I Became a Mother?; and Self-Esteem Mom and Baby. Led by a postpartum registered nurse. Classes meet every Tuesday from 9:30am-11:00am. $100 per 4-week session.
Tender Bridges for NICU Parents
Parents Exchange (Children 4-months to high school): a variety of parenting classes and support groups that are divided according to the age of your child, from 4 months through high school. Build on your strengths and develop new insights from other moms and dads facing similar experiences. Participants have made lifelong friendships in this safe and nurturing environment. Groups meet weekly for 1.5 hours, and are led by qualified child development specialists over a 14-week semester. Call 203-863-3794 for information and registration form.
Licensed Clinical Social Workers/Therapists
Christina Young, LCSW
Becca Chodos, LCSW
Car Seat Safety
Certified FF Tony Shell 203 622 3959
Certified FF Bob Roth 203 622 3972
24 Hour Pharmacies
1239 East Putnam Avenue
Riverside, CT 06878
CVS Pharmacy (24 hours for RX)
66 High Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06905
1333 East Putnam Avenue
Riverside, CT 06878
Greenwich Pharmacy (not 24-hours but delivers)
13 N. Water Street
Greenwich, CT 06831
Caterina Violi MD
As Obstetrics & Gynecology For Women-By Women, our experienced physicians and nurses will provide personalized care for each our patient’s need. Our board certified physicians are trained to assist patients with normal and high risk obstetrics, gynecology, infertility, and well women and teen health care. Tel: (203) 861-9586
2 1/2 Dearfield Drive · Suite 101
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
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