Resources for Pregnant Mothers in Indiana

We hope that you find these resources useful in ensuring the healthy delivery and childhood of your baby. 

This site lists the details for programs specifics for the State of Indiana including but not limited to: 

  • Indiana Hoosier Healthwise and Indiana Medicaid Programs for insurance assistance.
  • Indiana (WIC) programs to ensure that pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children eat well and stay healthy. 
  • Indiana SNAP and TANF programs to assist needy families with food and cash.  
  • National School Breakfast and Lunch Program. 
  • And more….

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  • Any pregnant women, mothers and babies are invited to attend La Leche League Meetings where we explore all topics related to breastfeeding: the good and the bad. Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7pm at River Park branch library (2022 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend), and the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 10 am at Sunnyside Presbyterian Church (115 S. Francis St. South Bend). For more information go to: http://www.lllofsouthbend.blogspot.com/ or look for us on facebook at “La Leche League of South Bend”.

  • New Meeting Date! Thursdays at 9:30 am at the First Congregational Church in Elkhart 3rd & Marion Streets Accredited La Leche League Leaders are available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week to answer breastfeeding questions without cost: Carolyn 295-8738 Ilse 533-2405 Michelle 266-7710 www.lllusa.org/web/ElkhartIN

  • NATURAL CHILDBIRTH CLASSES
    6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. over 3 weeks with add-on breastfeeding workshop available. Held in the home of an expectant couple or at Northern Nutrition in Shipshewana For couples planning childbirth at home or in a birthing center. Limit 7 couples per series. Stephanie Price, teacher, mother, midwife’s assistant, doula Call Stephanie Price, Childbirth HELPS, at (574) 333-4903.$100 for the 3-week class. Fee covers everything. Hosts pay half. Should Steph be at a birth and have to cancel, she will call class participants’ voicemail by 1 p.m. the day of the class. Bring: a pen, a bed pillow, anything special you need, and a snack to share for the LAST CLASS. 

  • NATURAL CHILDBIRTH CLASSES
    6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. over 3 weeks with add-on breastfeeding workshop available. Held in the home of an expectant couple or at Northern Nutrition in Shipshewana For couples planning childbirth at home or in a birthing center. Limit 7 couples per series. Stephanie Price, teacher, mother, midwife’s assistant, doula Call Stephanie Price, Childbirth HELPS, at (574) 333-4903.$100 for the 3-week class. Fee covers everything. Hosts pay half. Should Steph be at a birth and have to cancel, she will call class participants’ voicemail by 1 p.m. the day of the class. Bring: a pen, a bed pillow, anything special you need, and a snack to share for the LAST CLASS. 

  • NATURAL CHILDBIRTH CLASSES
    We are an education center offering Childbirth Preparation, Breastfeeding, and Newborn Care classes for the pregnant mother and her support person. We also provide a community of support with many classes (baby sign language, cloth diapering, baby wearing), support groups (traumatic birth healing), and activities for parents and their babies during the transition into parenthood.
    www.birthmatters.com
    info@birthmatters.com
    260.348.6684

  • FREE Parenting, Prenatal, Prenatal Yoga,Fathers Support, and 1st Time Mom classes (some offered in Spanish) available.  Babe coupons and diapers are given to participating parents.  Classes are held Monday thru Thursday.  Go to www.womenscarecenter.org for locations and times.  
    and their babies during the transition into parenthood.
    www.birthmatters.com
    info@birthmatters.com
    260.348.6684

  • https://www.beaconhealthsystem.org/services/maternity/memorial-childbirth-classes

    Visit our Classes and Events page for a complete list of class description and to register for a class. If you have questions please call 574.647.3540 to learn more. You can also download a summary of Perinatal Classes (PDF) scheduled this year.

    Classes offered: 

    • Preparing for Childbirth: Learn about pregnancy, the labor process, delivery, common medical interventions and relaxation techniques through a variety of hands-on experience.
    • Preparing for Breastfeeding Success: Learn about the production of breast milk, the importance of skin-to-skin contact, effect latch, positioning, supply and demand of milk and much more. Register for this class.
    • Online Breastfeeding Class for Parents: Watch these free online classes intended for parents.
    • American Heart Association Infant and Child CPR, AED and Choking: Learn instruction on how to respond to emergencies before professional help arrives.
    • After Baby Comes: Learn how to soothe and care for your new baby at home.
    • Super Siblings! Children ages 3 to 7 will learn what it’s like to be a big brother or sister. They will learn how to safely hold and touch a baby, how home life will change and toy safety.
    • Childbirth E-Class
  • CHILDBIRTH CLASSES
    Tuesday two-session Childbirth Education classes at the Mishawaka Campus are held from 6 – 8:30 pm in the OB Education Room on the 4th Floor. There is a maximum of 12 attendees for each class. Please bring pillows. All tours include an optional tour of the Family Birthplace. There is no cost but registration is mandatory. To register call 574.335.2323. SJRMC Mishawaka Campus, 5125 Holy Cross Parkway Mishawaka, IN

    BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT
    The Breastfeeding Support Group at the Mishawaka Campus meets the 1st and third Wednesday of each month from 2 – 3:30 pm in Conference Room C on the Garden Level. Mothers can weigh their babies and ask questions. New and experienced breastfeeding moms welcome. A Lactation Consultant will lead this informal group. For more information about Lactation services please call 574.335.4127.  SJRMC Mishawaka Campus, 5125 Holy Cross Parkway Mishawaka, IN

  • Monday. Wednesday, Friday 9:30 a.m. Contact for locations and times Melissa Galicia
    Franchise Owner – South Bend, IN  melissa.galicia@babybootcamp.com 

    Or visit their website for additional information www.babybootcamp.com

  • Get FREE messages each week on your cell phone to help you through your pregnancy and your baby’s first year.

    Text4baby is an educational program of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition.
    Text BABY to 511411

    Envia BEBE al 511411 para Español
    http://www.text4baby.org/

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