Expecting Moms Group

Hello! I am wondering if anyone knows of an expecting mothers group in the Berkeley/Albany/El Cerrito area? Even a ‘New Parents’ group, or really anything similar! We are expecting our second child in Nov, and have a son who is currently 15 months old. My last pregnancy occurred during Covid so there were no in person groups, and I feel like I missed out! I’d love to meet some parents in the area, especially some mothers who will have a baby of similar age. I’d really appreciate any recommendations!

Thanks,
Lauren

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RE: Expecting Moms Group ()

I loved the second time moms group run by Jennifer Subasic-Marks. Totally different than a first time moms group and that was essential  

https://www.supportgroupformothers.com

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I loved this one! Great facilitating, great advice, great outings.  www.supportgroupformothers.com

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Hi Lauren, 

I’m thinking about joining this group for second-time moms (I’m due in October and have a 2yo). 
 

https://www.supportgroupformothers.com/

Interested to see what other options people know about. 

RE: Expecting Moms Group ()

Hi there! I am in a very similar stage of life - 2 year old with another due in November - and while I am not in a new parents group, I’ve been attending prenatal yoga at Barefoot Movement fairly regularly which has been great. I am also planning on joining the second time parents group which I read great things about here on BPN (see link below!). I would love to connect directly as well if you’re interested - we just moved to Oakland (we’re in the lakeshore neighborhood) from South Bay, so we’re just starting to meet other families. Hope your pregnancy is going smoothly!
 

http://www.supportgroupformothers.com/groups/#secondtimemothers

RE: Expecting Moms Group ()

Jennifer Subasic Marks is a wonderful educator who runs a second time mom group. It was so nice to meet a group of moms who already had another child since the issues are different than the first time around. I can’t recommend this enough! They also meet in person 😊 https://www.supportgroupformothers.com

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Hi Lauren, my husband and I are expecting our first in November and we are also looking to get to know more new parents! We have joined a virtual support group with our hospital (Alta Bates) but other than that haven’t found much. Let me know if you’d like to get together or find any other resources. We live in Oakland so not too far from you.

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I'm in Albany and due in early October. 

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Hi Lauren,

I am a part of the B.E.A.R (Berkeley, El Cerrito, Albany, Richmond) mom/family group. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month at Arlington Park in El Cerrito. You have to be fully vaccinated to join. I believe this group can be found on BPN. 

I have an almost 15-month-old son. I am happy to connect with you if you're interested in a playdate! I am on the El Sobrante/Richmond border. Feel free to message me regarding the BEAR group or a playdate :) 

Ana 

RE: Expecting Moms Group ()

I just finished participating in this support group (link below) as a first time mom, and it was excellent. Although the facilitated sessions are over, my group still meets! There are groups for second time moms as well. 
 

http://www.supportgroupformothers.com/

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Highly recommend Jennifer Subasic-Marks groups! She has groups for first time and second time moms. It has been a really nice way for us to connect with local families. 
 

https://www.supportgroupformothers.com