Postpartum Support Resources on the Peninsula


Postpartum is such a vulnerable time for new mothers, and talking to experienced professionals about the challenges you’re facing is always helpful. Here’s a list of postpartum organizations and community groups to help you find the support you’re looking for. provides direct peer support to families, trains professionals, and provides a bridge to connect them. Contact your local PSI coordinator for more information.

Bay Area: San Francisco County, San Mateo County
Ashley Hansen
(650) 302-6802 TEXT OR CALL

Bay Area: Santa Clara County, San Francisco County, Alameda County
Allyson Schaeffer
(408) 357-0209 TEXT OR CALL

Bay Area: Santa Clara County/San Jose
Cheryl Hart
408-475-4408 TEXT OR CALL

Postpartum SF, San Francisco: A San Francisco-Based group for moms experiencing emotional wellness challenges. 

Parents Place, San Francisco, Palo Alto, San Mateo, San Rafael:  Learn great parenting skills and help your family thrive. Parents Place offers a roadmap to help you find the right path for you and your family.

Blossom Birth Center, Palo Alto: connecting new and expectant families with services, resources, and support for a healthy, informed, and confident pregnancy and parenting journey.  

Mama to Mama: Postpartum Wellness Group for Moms—San Francisco
Contact: Robyn Alagona Cutler, MFT
415-309-8464 or
Moms will:
-Learn about the emotional adjustment to motherhood
-Share their authentic experience in a judgment-free zone
-Gain self-care & mindfulness skills to achieve balance
-Build community by connecting with other new moms

Adjusting to Motherhood Emotional Support Group—San Jose
Phone: (408) 475 4408
Babies up to 8 months welcome
Welcoming pregnant and new mothers to join us in a safe, confidential setting to share the challenges of motherhood.
Free parking and snacks are available.

Postpartum Wellness Support Group—Santa Cruz
Sutter Maternity Hospital
Contact: Maggie Muir, LMFT, IBCLC
Telephone: 831-426-3016
Contact: Genine Leighton, LMFT
Telephone: 831-566-6830

Mom’s Groups at Stanford:

Mother-Baby Mornings (0-6 months)    

Movers and Shakers Group (5-10 months)  

Support Services at El Camino Hospital:

Maternal Outreach Mood Services Intensive Outpatient Program

Classes, Postpartum groups, moms support groups

Support Services at Good Samaritan Hospital, San Jose: 

New Mother Support Group






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