New and expectant moms connect at MomShare

MomShare Group

A FREE drop-in support group for expectant and new moms and their babies. Tuesdays 1:00-2:30 p.m.

MomShare is a time to meet other woman on a similar journey. Bring your whole self — and your little one, if you wish — to connect, learn, and grow.

We offer a weekly touchpoint with snacks in a cozy atmosphere, mixed with a bit of education and some fun.


Our weekly get-togethers typically include a mindfulness exercise, check in, topic of the day, and intention-setting for the week ahead. All mothers are welcome.

Facilitator Lisa Anderson, LMSW, has years of experience with the mom-and-infant group known as “Mindful Moms.”

This group is a partnership between the Women’s Center and Michigan Medicine’s Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital. To register, please email Lisa at lfattori@med.umich.edu.

Topics may include:

  • Psychoeducation – perinatal mental health concerns; depression and anxiety as well as underlying biology of women’s vulnerability during this time in your life.
  • Infant sleep – the struggle of adapting to sleep deprivation and managing the stress.
  • Infant soothing – based on the work of Dr. Harvey Karp, Happiest Baby on the Block.
  • Infant feeding challenges, how they can affect mental health and coping. Strategies to improve coping.
  • Infant safety – sleep, car seats, home safety and babyproofing.
  • Relationship and intimacy after baby.
  • Boundaries and extended family stressors.

The informal atmosphere is a chance to gain confidence and to feel more connected with our babies and each other.