Our support groups are currently be held remotely on Zoom.  Join us!  

***Our classes are temporarily not being held.***

Lactation Support Group
Thursdays 12:30 pm till 2:30 pm
Click here to join the Thursday Zoom Meeting
Enjoy conversation with fellow mamas about all things breastfeeding and more! These group is facilitated by Sierra, a Lactation Specialist with 15 years experience, but the main focus is mother-to-mother support.
MOMs Group: Postpartum Peer Support
2nd & 4th Thursday, 6:30 pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 976 3852 8754 Password: 672218
This group is led by trained postpartum peer coaches and moms who have gone through their own postpartum experiences. Join this free group for support through postpartum depression and anxiety from the safety of your own home. Visit our Facebook Events page for more information.  
Baby & Me **Temporarily suspended**
Tuesdays at 12:30 pm
Click here to join the Tuesday Zoom Meeting
Join newborn family coach Kim Martino-Sexton in this safe, judgement-free group to ask questions, share wisdom, make new friends, and find humor among the challenges of parenthood.
Visit our Facebook Events page for more info on these free support groups.

We know that even though breastfeeding is natural, it doesn’t always come naturally. That’s why we’re here to help get you off to a good start and support you as you navigate these new waters. Every question is important; every concern is taken seriously; and every fear is put to rest at Kangaroo Kids.

An industry leader in breastfeeding education and support, Kangaroo Kids offers a wide variety of affordable classes and free nursing moms’ groups. We are here for you every step of the way, listening and encouraging, guiding and reassuring. Whether you are awaiting the arrival of your little one or are in the full swing of life after labor, our classes and support groups can provide invaluable education and the opportunity to interact and share with other moms on the same journey and experiencing similar challenges.  If you have questions, don’t hesitate to give us a call at 314.835.9200.

Lactation Support Groups

Along with your new little bundle of joy comes a ton of questions and concerns for nursing moms. Who better to connect with than other mamas who are going through the same thing! Kangaroo Kids’ Lactation Support Group is the perfect place to make friends with those who share your breastfeeding journey and are facing similar challenges. Enjoy conversation, share tips and experiences, get advice, find encouragement, and relieve your anxieties. The Lactation Support Group is facilitated by one of our certified lactation specialists, but the main focus is on mother-to-mother support. Bring your baby and come join us every Thursday at 12:30pm and every Saturday at 10:00am (Saturday group is temporarily suspended). It’s FREE! And don’t worry if you’re late—we’re always on “baby time” at Kangaroo Kids. Come as you are and bring your baby!

  • Free!
  • No registration necessary
  • Weekly Thursday at 12:30-2:30 pm & Saturday at 10am-12pm (Saturday group is temporarily suspended)                  

MOMS Group

The early days, weeks and months of motherhood can be both joyful and overwhelming. Sharing the ups and downs with one another is the best way to heal and grow.

The MOMS Group is a free peer support group for expectant and postpartum moms experiencing any form of baby blues, anxiety, overwhelm, and/or depression. All moms are welcome and registration is not necessary. Babies in arms and siblings are welcome. Trained postpartum peer coaches, moms, who have been there and have gone through these experiences already, lead the MOMS GROUP.

  • Free!
  • 2nd & 4th Thursday each month — 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Trained postpartum peer coaches
  • No registration necessary

    Cloth Diaper 101

     When it comes to cloth diapers, do you know which end is up? Cloth diapers today are very different from what your grandmother used. If you are considering or have decided that cloth is the way to go for your baby, you’ll need to get savvy on the basics of choosing and using this natural alternative. “Cloth Diaper 101” will answer all of your questions. Join us for this FREE class to learn about the benefits and types of cloth diapers, as well as how to wash them at home or how diaper service works.

    • Third Saturday of each month
    • 2-3pm
    • FREE
    • Please RSVP at 314.732.7009 or visit http://goo.gl/7EXh3F

    La Leche League Toddler Group

    La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.

    • This is a free support group facilitated by La Leche League
    • Second Wednesday of each month
    • 10:30am to 11:30am
    • Join us on facebook.com/KangarooKidsSTL for class info and updates.

    Infant CPR Class

    Do you know how to help a baby with a breathing or choking emergency? Our Infant CPR class will prepare you to perform CPR on a newborn baby up until their first year, as well as how to help a baby that is choking. Grandparents and babysitters are also encouraged to attend to learn these safety basics. The Infant CPR class is taught by St. Louis American Heart Association instructors.

    Baby & Me Group

    Baby & Me is a safe, judgement-free, lively circle of supportive parents led by Newborn Family Coaches, Kim Martino-Sexton & Julia Cooper of Spectrum Birth Services. Join us weekly as we share our wisdom, make new friends and find humor amongst the challenges. Whether you are breastfeeding, formula feeding, cloth diapering or using disposable diapers, this circle is for you. Topics covered include sleep, transitions, nutrition, sibling adjustment, and partner relationships… This is your group, you get to ask and share. All parenting styles are supported and we truly believe you know your baby best! Siblings welcome!

    • Tuesdays 12:30-2:30 pm