Expecting your first baby? Or your sixth? Our very own Kristin Novotny shares the joys (and pains!) of pregnancy and parenthood in a frank manner, as well as insights
on how to find bargains on baby's necessities.
Grief Support After the Death of a Baby
The Perinatal Loss and Bereavement Support Group at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital offers help to anyone who is dealing with
miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death and offers understanding, friendship and bereavement support in an effort to assure parents
that they are not alone in their grief when their baby has died. Call for meeting times (661) 253-8607.
Holistic Moms Network
A non-profit support and discussion network for moms with an interest in natural/holistic and alternative health and parenting. Our goal
is to develop a thriving local community of holistic parents with a wide range of interests. The Santa Clarita Valley Chapter will offer
monthly meetings every first Tuesday of the month at the Back to Health Chiropractic Center located at 18934 Soledad Cyn. Rd.
Canyon Country, Suite A., on a variety of natural health and parenting topics. Our meeting time has changed to 7:30pm.
For more information please contact Sarah Outlaw
La Leche League
Our mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, education, information, and encouragement
and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.
The MOMS Club (Moms Offering Moms Support) is a national non-profit support group specifically for mothers who have chosen to stay home
with their children. Our goals include giving moral support to at-home mothers, providing a forum for topics of interest to women,
giving mothers a voice in the community and performing service projects, especially those benefiting children and families. In addition to
monthly business meetings, discussions or other planned activities, the MOMS Club also sponsors park play days, field trips, family parties
and activities like playgroups, monthly moms night out and much more. Children are always welcome at all our activities.
MOMS Club Canyon Country South
We are an international non-profit group designed especially for stay-at-home moms and moms who work part-time
(including moms with home-based businesses)! We are local moms with children of all ages who have come together to offer a
variety of activities for both mother and child. We have weekly playgroups, park days, arts and crafts activities, and monthly
field trips. There are also activities just for adults like Moms' Night Out and Couples' Night Out. The list goes on and on.
Needless to say, there is always something to do in the MOMS Club! please contact us for more information at here
Mothers in Christ (MiC)
We are all different and unique Mom's. In MiC, we focus on supporting and equipping moms. We share the same desire to strengthen & deepen
our relationships with our family, friends and God to help us be the very best moms (and Grandmas) possible (plus have a little fun
along the way). For information contact Berit Chassman
Grace Baptist MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
A place for moms with children from infancy through kindergarten to connect and build friendships with other moms and to be encouraged
and equipped to be the best moms we can be! We will meet every other Thursday morning beginning Sept. 3rd at Grace Baptist Church. Childcare
provided with registration fees. We eat breakfast together and hear a variety of wonderful speakers on topics related to parenting.
This year's theme is "Life on Planet Mom." See our website
for more details or contact
Santa Clarita Valley Babies and Toddlers Parents Meetup
We decided to create this group for moms and/or dads who work during the week and want to meetup for playdates on the weekends and
occasional evenings. All Santa Clarita and surrounding area parents are welcome to join! We have two boys ages 3 and 6 months.
We plan on having meetups that include all ages, as well as age specific activities. Example of meetups include: park, in-home play dates,
walks, painting/crafts, day trips, Disneyland, picnics, lunch, ice cream / coffee, scrapbooking, moms/dads/couple activities, and so much
more! Looking forward to building lasting friendships for both our children and ourselves!
Stroller Strides Canyon Country
Stroller Strides® is the country's largest stroller fitness program for moms offering pre and post-natal fitness classes for every stage of motherhood.
We offer Fit4Baby®, our prenatal class, Stroller Strides our new mommy class and Body Back®, our results-based class for moms at any stage.
Contact Monica at 800-707-9781 or via email
Stroller Strides Santa Clarita
A total fitness program for new moms that they can do with their babies. It includes Power Walking and intervals of body toning using
exercise tubing and the stroller. Taught by nationally certified instructors, it's a great workout for any level of exerciser.
Contact Amanda Stock at (888) 425-0641 or via email
Crisis Pregnancy Assistance
Santa Clarita Valley Pregnancy Center
Has an unexpected pregnancy thrown your family into turmoil? The center empowers women regarding pregnancy related decisions. Services
include options counseling, free pregnancy tests, teen moms support, community referrals, material resources, and support for parents of
Calling All Moms!
Is there a resource you would like to see on the Santa Clarita Guide? Perhaps birthday party services, quick ideas for dinner, clubs and
sports programs for the children? Drop us an email
and we'll do our best
to bring it to the Santa Clarita Guide.
Updated May 19, 2013