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Women's Health - Dr. Garofalo Obgyn, Norwalk CT

Support

Expectant Parents Support
New Mothers Help Line
Postpartum Support
Lactation Support Services

Programs for Expectant Parents at Norwalk Hospital

For more information or to register, call 1-866-NHB-WELL

    • Tour of Childbirth Center for Expectant Parents

    • Sibling Tour of the Childbirth Center

Recommended within the first trimester, this program reviews normal changes and what to expect in pregnancy

  • Prepared Childbirth Classes

    An educational series for expectant couples led by certified childbirth educators
    Schedule:  Saturday, 9 am – 4:30 pm.
    Registration required. Call 1-800-NHB-WELL.

  • Refresher Childbirth Class

  • Lactation Support

Norwalk Hospital Consultants offer:

  • Prenatal breastfeeding classes
  • In-hospital bedside support and consultation
  • “Help-Line for questions after discharge
  • Instructions and demonstrations on the use of breast pumps

To contact lactation consultants, please call 203-852-3390

  • CPR – Child and Infant Program

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New Mothers Help Line

Call 203-852-2323
The HelpLine provides 24-hour telephone support for new mothers after they return home from the Norwalk Hospital Childbirth Center

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Mom’s Circle

Moms are welcome to attend the weekly group with babies up to 3 months of ages and may register monthly free of charge
Wednesdays @ 12 noon to 1:30 pm
Pediatric Conference Room (4th floor)

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Preemie Parent Mentors

The Tiny Miracles Foundation (TTMF) has a Parent Support Network (PSN) that offers confidential one-on-one emotional support from an individually matched mentor or from mentors who are available in the Tiny Miracles Foundation Resource Room at Norwalk Hospital.

Schedule: Every Friday (11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)
Location: Tiny Miracle Foundation Resource Room (4th Floor)

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Lactation Support Services

  • Outpatient lactation consultation

Offered by appointment. Call lactation consultants at 203-852-3390

  • Breastfeeding supplies and accessories

To rent or purchase Medela® electric breast pumps and breastfeeding accessories, call Health Emporium at 203- 852-3377.

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