Breastfeeding Support Group: Making New Connections
Meets Fridays from 10 – 11 am at Mass General for Children at North Shore Medical Center, 4th Floor.
La Leche League of the North Shore
Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 pm, location varies – see website
Contact Laura at (617) 699-2123 or Maureen at (978) 468-1268
La Leche League of Salem
Meets monthly, location and times vary – see website for details.
Contact Alyson (978) 509-9450 or Emily (617) 620-9019
La Leche League of Topsfield
Meets third Thursday of each month at 10:15 am. 1 South Common Street, Topsfield, MA. Contact Erica at (978) 882-2835 or Jeanine at (978) 887-5282
The Breast Connection
Weekly drop-in sessions for moms with babies age newborn to four months. Lactation consultant will be on hand to provide support to breastfeeding moms. Tuesdays, 8:30-10 am. Beverly Hospital, 85 Herrick Street, Beverly. Contact (978) 283-7102 or (978) 879-4373 for more info. Free or suggested donation.
Groups – For Moms & Infants
CFCE of the North Shore
Hosts free, open playgroups for children birth and up (unless otherwise noted) at local libraries, churches and their Peabody location. Locations include Beverly, Danvers, Marblehead, Middleton, Topsfield, and more. Schedules changes based on time of year, check out their website for full details.
Drop in Playgroup at Boxford Town Library
First Monday of each month, ages 0-5
10:30 – 11:30 am.
Meeting Room 1, Town Hall/Boxford Town Library
Weekly drop-in sessions for moms, facilitated by a lactation consultant but you do not need to be breastfeeding to attend. All aspects of motherhood are discussed. Tuesdays, 10 am – 12 pm for moms of babies ages newborn to three months and Thursdays, 10 am – 12 pm for moms of babies older than three months. Beverly Hospital, 85 Herrick Street, Beverly. Contact (978) 922-3000 ext. 2203 for more info. Free or suggested donation.
New Baby Support Group
Meet local parents (and their babies) in a welcoming, relaxed environment. Group is led by a postpartum/newborn nurse and breastfeeding education with 10 years of experience helping families. Mondays, 11 am – 12 pm. Birth to Three Family Center, 25 Green Street, Ipswich. Contact (978) 471-2180 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Shore MOPS
Meets every other Thursday from 9 to 11:15 am. Typical meetings include eating, socializing, listening to a special speaker or short video, having discussion time, and doing a creative activity. Sometimes it’s a little different, but it always includes eating and socializing! They also have play-dates, MOMs Night out, and Special Events. Held at the North Shore Community Baptist Church located at 9 Hart St in Beverly.
Topsfield/Boxford Newcomers and Natives Playgroup
Mondays, 9:30 – 11:30 am, ages 0-5
(location varies, see website)
P.O. 56, Boxford, MA 01921
4th Trimester at A Mom’s Village
This special package includes 3 months of mommyTIME Membership (they’ll watch the baby while mom has a chance to relax, shower, nap, get pampered, or enjoy a hot cup of coffee), Mommy & Me Fitness Classes, mommyNAPTIME and 50% Discount on Mom & Baby Music Class. Located at A Mom’s Village at 637 Lowell Street, West Peabody.