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The following list of organizations might help you find an existing support group in your area. Some can provide you with materials and organizational backing for starting a local chapter.

Attachment Parenting International / Nurturings is a nonprofit organization whose mission is "to educate and support all parents in raising secure, joyful and empathic children in order to strengthen families and create a more compassionate world. Nurturings helps you build Positive Childhood Experiences, or PCEs, pronounced "pieces", which are the foundation of resilience and health. PCEs are powerful antidotes to adversity, and every parent and caregiver can provide them." With parent support groups in the U.S. and around the world, API/Nurturings offers many resources, including books and online information.

Holistic Moms Network "connects parents who are interested in holistic health and green living." This nonprofit organization has online resources and information as well as chapters throughout the United States. 

Kids First Canada - "We stand for the well-being of children and their families, parental choice in child care, and for equity in child care funding."  

La Leche League, International. With local support groups throughout the world, La Leche League's mission is "to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother."

Latinx Parenting. "Latinx Parenting is a bilingual organization rooted in social justice and children’s rights, the ongoing practice of nonviolence towards ourselves and others, self-reflection and connection, and community wellness for every generation. We offer family education and support that is culturally responsive to and for the Latinx community and its allies, trauma-informed, and centered on strengths and advocacy."

Mocha Moms. This National nonprofit organization "provides support for women of color as they journey through all phases of motherhood while advocating for them nationally." Anyone who supports the mission and purpose of Mocha Moms is welcome to join. 

MOMS Club. Local support groups meet during the day, are non-sectarian, and welcome all at-home mothers and their children. MOMS Club offers speakers and discussion topics, family parties, playgroups, babysitting co-ops, special activity groups, and community service projects. 

Courageous Parents Network - "Courageous Parents Network is a non-profit organization and educational platform that orients, empowers and accompanies families and providers caring for children with serious illness. Here—in videos, podcasts, printable guides, Guided Pathways, and blog—you will find wisdom from families and pediatric care providers to help you get through each moment. And be the best parent you can be."

The mission of Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. is to serve those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or in the first few months of life.

The Compassionate Friends offers information as well as local chapters: "Whether your family has had a child die (at any age from any cause) or you are trying to help those who have gone through this life altering experience, The Compassionate Friends exists to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the natural grieving process."


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