The team at Boston Baby Nurse & Nanny understands the unique needs of new and expecting parents. Their highly trained and experienced staff provide a wide range of services to help you make a smooth transition into parenthood. From overnight newborn care and sleep coaching to postpartum support and full-time nanny placements, they are there to make sure you have the support you need.
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Virtual Weekly Breastfeeding Support Group
Meets Fridays from 10 – 11 am on Zoom. For more information, please email Kara McKiernan or call 978-354-3909.
La Leche League of the North Shore
LLL Groups are not currently holding in-person meetings due to COVID-19. LLL Leaders are available by phone (Kate: 978-868-8646; Maureen: 978-290-7724), email ([email protected]), and online. You may also find it helpful to attend a virtual meet-up. Join the LLL of MA/RI/VT Online Meet-up Facebook group for information on upcoming meet-ups.
La Leche League of Salem
LLL Groups are not currently holding in-person meetings due to COVID-19. LLL Leaders are available by phone or email (Alyson: (978) 509-9450, [email protected] or Emily: (617) 620-9019, [email protected]), and online. You may also find it helpful to attend a virtual meet-up. Join the LLL of MA/RI/VT Online Meet-up Facebook group for information on upcoming meet-ups.
La Leche League of Topsfield
LLL Groups are not currently holding in-person meetings due to COVID-19. LLL Leaders are available by phone (Erica: 978-882-2835, Laura: 617-281-4450 or Meredith: 978-887-2863), and online. You may also find it helpful to attend a virtual meet-up. Join the LLL of MA/RI/VT Online Meet-up Facebook group for information on upcoming meet-ups.
Sarah Gregory Lactation Consultant
Sarah is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), a certified postpartum doula, and a mother of two. She helps families in Greater Boston, the North Shore, and the New Hampshire seacoast with breastfeeding, chestfeeding, bottle feeding, combo feeding, and anything else involving human milk.
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 new Peabody location in the Northshore Mall (Nordstrom Wing, lower level). Schedules changes based on time of year, check out their website for full details.
Hamilton Wenham Mother’s Club
Playgroups, events and more. $50 annual membership. Contact [email protected].
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. Thursdays, 1-2pm. Birth to Three Family Center, 25 Green Street, Ipswich. Contact (978) 471-2180 or [email protected].
Premier Nanny Agency
Find the nanny your family will love! Serving families in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Call 617-460-9038 or visit premiernannyagency.com to set up a consultation.
Support & Classes
Online and in-person pregnancy and parenting classes ranging from childbirth to breastfeeding to CPR and more. This cozy spot also offers support groups for new moms. Located at 217 Main Street, North Reading. Contact (978) 500-5081 or [email protected].
Marblehead Parenting & Tot Club
Marblehead Parenting & Tot Club has a lot to offer prospective, new and seasoned parents. Parents can begin with childbirth classes, then join a new parent group once the baby arrives. And kids can get in on the fun starting with music and art enrichment classes for infants through 3 years of age. A wide variety of classes are also offered for preschool age children along with open play times in their Tot Club indoor playspace for ages 0-6. Located at 40 Tioga Way, Marblehead MA. Contact (781) 990-5254 or [email protected] for more information.
Parent Wellness Group – A collective of mental health clinicians (all of whom are parents themselves) provide support through private, individual therapy sessions (conducted remotely), couples therapy and group therapy for moms. The team serves parents in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island and the Founder, Sarah, is based in the Boston area.
The Mom Connection – Founder Caroline Allen is a NAPS Certifited Mom Support Group Leader who connects and supports moms on their parenting journey. She believes you shouldn’t have to “wait until Kindergarten,” to find your mom tribe. Caroline offers both in-person and virtual support groups for moms living North of Boston.
Boston Area Doulas
At Boston Area Doulas, the goal is to remind parents of their strength, to instill confidence and to reduce fear. They do this by being physically present, emotionally attuned to and available for parents, and equipped with evidence-based information and resources to help parents navigate anything that comes up along the way. They also offer private classes on childbirth and labor, newborn care, and infant feeding and consultations on feeding, creating a birth plan and navigating the postpartum period.
Boston Birth Associates
Boston Birth Associations provides both birth and postpartum doula services. Their postpartum doulas offer caring and non-judgmental support after the birth of your baby. They can help with newborn care and household tasks anytime, day or night. They also sometimes facilitate new mom groups around the North Shore. Located at 800 W Cummings Park, Woburn, but helping families in many North Shore locations. Contact (978) 764-4414 or [email protected].