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New Mom Groups

 

New Mom Groups are an amazing way to find community and feel supported. Discussions, education, and guest speakers can all be a part of a New Mom Group. Comradery amongst mother's can also help prevent or detour  postpartum issues and help a new mom feel like she is not alone. Listed here are some groups around Massachusetts that you may want to check out.

 

 

Boston

New Moms Group

Free

Thursdays 10:00am - 11:30am

Nazzaro Center - North End Boston

Meghan Warner

781-639-6002

NewMomGroups@gmail.com

www.warnerwellness.com

 

 

Rachel Hess

650-380-7225

rachelhessdoula@gmail.com

www.rachelhessdoula.wordpress.com

Postpartum Doula, LGBTQ Parent Support, New Mom Groups, Newborn Care Classes, Parenting Classes, Infant/Parent Play Class

 

Haley-Elise Stewart

601-516-0829

tranquilitybyhehe@gmail.com

www.tranquilitybyhehe.com

Birth Doula, Holistic Health, New Moms Group, Postpartum Support 

 

Centeral MA

 

FREE Mom/Baby Support Group

Open to all Pregnant and New Moms/Babies 

North Central Mass. 241 Main St. Townsend Ma 01469

2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month 10:30a to 12:30p 

Teresa Coyle Airey / Peaceful Birth and Beyond 

978-833-8240

peacefulbirthandbeyond@gmail.com

www.peacefulbirthandbeyond.com

 

Metrowest

New Mothers Group

Free

Wednesdays 1-2:30pm

310 Baker Avenue Extension

Concord MA 01742 in the Emerson Hospital Health and Wellness Center Yoga Studio

Collaboration between Emerson Hospital and First Connections

978-287-0221

mbeilman@jri.org 

www.firstconnections.org

 

Emotional Wellbeing After Baby

Free

Mondays, 10-11:30am / RSVPs requested

First Connections 

111 ORNAC 

Concord, MA 01742

Laurie Ganberg, LICSW

978-287-0221

lganberg@jri.org

www.firstconnections.org

 

 

New Dads Group

Free

Thursdays 7:00-8:30pm (check website for next start date)

The Freedman Center at MSPP

One Wells Ave, Newton MA 02459 (Ground Floor)

Name of Facilitator: MSPP Group Leader

617-332-3666 

freedmancenter@mspp.edu 

www.freedman.mspp.edu

 

 

 

Groups for New Moms, and/or Second Time Moms

$150/10 week session

Dates and time TBA

Will come to your community and rent space

Jill Vetstein at Nurturing Parents and Teachers

508-523-3111

jvetstein@gmail.com

www.nurturingparentsandteachers.com

 

Family Group, Dads and Young Children Welcome

Donations welcome but not expected
2nd Saturday of every month
10:00 - 12 noon
Macomber Center
63 Badger Rd.
Framingham

Kim for more information
508-328-4047

www.naturalwondersbirthing.com

 

The Wellesley Tree House -LINX USA

781-235-3210

information@linx-usa.com 

www.wellesleytreehouse.com

141 Linden Street

Wellesley, MA 02482

See website for details on upcoming groups, fees and 

learn more about our great team of facilitators 

Bright Start (moms and their babies 1-12 weeks)

Bouncy Babies (moms and their babies 12-20 weeks)

Class Descriptions: Meet other new moms and babies and get together weekly to share your experiences, learn time-tested tricks of the trade (such as settling fussy babies, coping with feeding challenges, sleep deprivation, the return - or not - back to work and so much more) as well as songs and activities appropriate for your baby

 

New Babies New Moms Group

Free

6-week daytime series, check website for next start date

8-week evening series, check website for next start date

Infant and Toddler Playtime

MSPP

One Wells Ave

Newton, MA 02459 (Ground Floor)

Nadja N. Reilly, Ph.D.

617-332-3666

freedmancenter@mspp.edu

www.freedman.mspp.edu

 

Metrowest/Southshore

 

BACE-NMC Lactation support group- Walpole

FREE

Typically third Monday of the month 10:30-12:00 

Various locations in Walpole/Foxboro area 

Linda Winslow, IBCLC, Heather Crofts Holet, CLC & Ellen DiGiralamo https://www.facebook.com/NursingMothersCouncilOfWalpole

 

 

Laurie Oesterle and Lauren Gaudet

978-712-0411

the2babymavens@gmail.com

www.yourbabymavens.com

Postpartum doula, newborn care specialist, lactation support, newborn care class, new mom groups, parenting classes, parent/infant play class

 

 

North Reading/North Shore

J Babies 

Free

Wednesdays 11:30-1:00

North Suburban Jewish Community Center

240 Lynnfield St

Peabody, MA 01960

Co-facilitated by

Miriam Blue

978-471-5520

miriamb@nsjcc.org 

www.nsjcc.org

and

Brooke Rogers

978-239-2787

info@littlewondersdoula.com 

www.LittleWondersDoula.com

 

 

North Shore/ Greater Boston

 

Breastfeeding Support Group

Free

Every 2nd Thursday, at 7pm and every every 4th Monday, at 12:15pm

Kiwikids Studio

189R Pleasant Street

Marblehead, MA

Kathleen Hoff, CLC

(978) 210-2084

Kemwave@gmail.com

Www.sidebysidedoulas.com

Www.kiwikidsstudio.com

 

Babytime Developmental Play Group 

$15 Drop-in fee 

Wednesdays, 11:00am

Kiwikids Studio

189R pleasant street

Marblehead, MA

Kathleen Hoff, CLC

(978) 210-2084

Kemwave@gmail.com

Www.sidebysidedoulas.com

Www.kiwikidsstudio.com

 

 

Rachel Simpson

Swampscott/Drop-in/Holistic Lactation

$5 Drop in fee

Every Wednesday- 10:00am

990 Humphrey St,

Swampscott, MA

Rachel Simpson, IBCLC

508-648-6007

simpsonrachel45@gmail.com

www.facebook.com/groups/911018782246775/

 

Salem

Kira Kim

617-319-4542

kira@northshorebirthservices.com

www.northshorebirthservices.com

Placenta Encapsulation, Breastfeeding Support, Certified Lactation Educator, Birth Doula (specializing in vbac, birth after loss, and home birth),  Berevavement Doula, VBAC Education and Support, Mindful/Natural Parenting Groups