BabyCenter’s Community is the place to go for information, advice, and empathy from other women who have a high-risk pregnancy. The list below directs you to some of the most active discussion groups on high-risk pregnancy conditions in the our site Community. You can also use keywords to search for your condition in the "Groups" section of the site to find more Community support.
Advanced maternal age
Over 40 and Pregnant
Share concerns and get encouragement from other pregnant women who are 40 or older.
Coffee and Wine
Join this private group to get opinions, advice, and support from other women about drinking alcohol and using other substances during pregnancy.
Recovering Alcoholics and Addicts
Join this forum to share stories and get support from women struggling with addiction.
Anxiety and Depression Support
A private group for those suffering from depression or anxiety and seeking support.
OCD and Anxiety Support Moms
Find support if you have a mood disorder or you’re experiencing intrusive thoughts before, during, or after pregnancy. Discussion topics include the risks and benefits of antidepressant and antianxiety medications.
Postpartum Depression, Anxiety, and Related Topics
This group was originally set up for women experiencing depression, anxiety, or other mental health conditions after childbirth, but pregnant women now participate as well.
Gestational Diabetes Mamas
Get support and advice from other women with gestational diabetes.
This group is for anyone with diabetes (gestational, type 1, or type 2) and includes those who are currently pregnant as well as those who have already given birth.
Pregnant With Diabetes
Talk with other women about navigating pregnancy with Type 1, Type 2, or gestational diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes and TTC/Pregnancy
This group is specifically for women who are managing Type 1 diabetes while trying to conceive, during pregnancy, or after having a baby.
High blood pressure (hypertension)
Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy
Give and receive support from other pregnant women with chronic hypertension.
Life With Lupus (TTC, Pregnancy, and Motherhood)
If you've been diagnosed with any type of lupus, join this group for information and support on everything from trying to conceive to new motherhood.
The place to go if you're pregnant with twins, triplets, or more. A few members who have already had their babies have even stuck around to share their postpartum insights and experiences!
Obese and Pregnant
Discuss health concerns and share personal stories with other pregnant women who are extremely overweight.
Preeclampsia and eclampsia
Preeclampsia and Related Conditions
If you’re suffering from preeclampsia or related conditions, such as HELLP syndrome and PIH, join this group to get advice and support.
Share resources for dealing with rheumatoid arthritis before, during, or after pregnancy.
Quit Smoking While Pregnant Support Group
Find support and strategies to help you quit smoking.
(Active) Teen Moms
A group for pregnant teens and teen mothers who intend to be active within the group – posting or commenting at least once a week.
If you’re a pregnant or parenting teen, bond with other parents-to-be or parents in this online group.
Teen Pregnancy / Teen Mom Support Group
Connect with other teens to share the worries, fears, and joys of teen pregnancy and parenthood.
Thyroid Issues and Concerns
Get information and support from other women with thyroid problems who are taking control of their health by educating themselves about their condition and medications.
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