WELCOME TO THE IOWA RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI. We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Coordinators and other area resources such as groups, telephone support, and reliable services that are available for no charge. We also list local events, trainings, and volunteer opportunities.
PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PSI COORDINATOR: PSI Coordinators offer caring and informed support and resources to moms and their families. They also provide information and resources for area providers who are caring for pregnant and postpartum families. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you. You will see the term “perinatal” in these pages. We use perinatal to mean the time during pregnancy, birth, and through the first year postpartum.
Northeast Iowa: Greater Dubuque Area
Telephone: 563-663-9166 TEXT OR CALL
Greater Des Moines Area
Greater Cedar Rapids Area
Telephone: 319.430.1211 TEXT OR CALL
In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. We will return your call or email as quickly as we can, but we can not provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now:
SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The following groups offer support at no charge for women who are at risk of or are experiencing distress such as isolation, depression, anxiety, fearful thoughts, insomnia, trauma, and other difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. Support groups provide a safe and caring place for connection and recovery. Please call or email for more information.
Davenport, IA/Rock Island/Moline, IL/Quad Cities Area
Time: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Contact: Linda Crownover-Inch
Lap babies are welcome!
Postpartum Wellness Group
Time: First and Third Thursday of each month, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Contact: Shannon Wilson to register
Telephone: (319) 213-6010
Babies in arms are welcome!
Beyond the Baby Blues – Postpartum Therapy Group
Time: 6pm – 7:30pm every Tuesday
Facilitator: Jill Thomas, licensed therapist and certified in treating perinatal mood disorders
Telephone: For registration or questions, please call 515-331-0303
Babies in arms are welcome to come!
PMD Group flyer
This group is held on the third Friday of the month 10 to 11:30 a.m.
at Balance Chiropractic & Wellness at 6611 University Avenue Suite 103, Windsor Heights, Iowa.
Every month we invite you to come to this safe place with questions, concerns or just to meet other moms just like you.
Pregnant, new moms and their partners are allowed to join. Children 12 months and younger are welcome.
This group will be led my Certified Postpartum Doula Erin Huiatt and Lactation Consultant Jenny Wood.
Erin Huiatt will be available to answer questions and lead discussion about various topics.
If you have a specific topic or question you want answered during the postpartum group, feel free to message Erin directly via Meetup.
To learn more about Erin visit http://midwestmomandwife.com/
Jenny will be available to answer basic breastfeeding questions and will offer a 15% discount to anyone who may need further assessment and/or care.
Check out more about Jenny at https://www.hearttoheartlactation.com/
Mom’s Journey: Postpartum Adjustment Group
Pine Rest Pella Clinic
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm every Tuesday
Facilitator: Jeanetta Nieuwsma, LISW and certified in treating perinatal mood disorders.
Telephone: For registration or questions, please call 641-628-9599
Newborns to 12 months welcome!
Mom’s Journey Flyer
Every Tuesday Morning, 9:00 – 10:30am (ongoing)
Location: Clive Library http://www.cityofclive.com/government/library
A weekly postpartum playgroup for families with babies and toddlers. There is an opportunity each week to get breastfeeding support, to ask questions, share concerns and celebrate accomplishments as well. So many of you are going through the same joys and challenges…I think getting you all together leads to great things! Everyone is welcome and it’s okay if you’re running late!
Led by Amy Brooks-Murphy of Before and After the Birth. Learn more at www.beforeandafterthebirth.org/
NEW BABY, NEW EMOTIONS: POSTPARTUM ADJUSTMENT GROUP
When: Every 3rd Thursday of the Month from 5:30-7:00pm
Where: Delhi Medical Office Building Conference Room (On 3rd Floor)
Co-led by a nurse (RN) and Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC).
No Registration Required. Lap Babies Welcome. Free of Cost.
Free support network for new and experienced moms in and around Waverly, Iowa. Connect with other mothers and local professionals to address concerns, including breastfeeding, diastasis recti, pelvic floor, physical healing, intimacy, baby blues, postpartum depression, sleep, self care, balancing family, body image, sibling issues, community resources, and more.
We meet the first Monday of the month at 6pm at St. Andrew’s Episcopal. Babies welcome!
Postpartum Adjustment Mom’s Group
Every 2nd & 4th Thursdays 6:30-8pm
948 73d Street
Windsor Heights, IA 50324
Call: 515-988-0745 with any questions
Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list a group here.
No listings available. Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list an event here.
If you are aware of a perinatal resource for families that is not listed here, if a current listing needs updating, or if you would like to apply to be listed here, please contact us.
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.