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


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


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


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)


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)


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.