Gallery of Support Resources

Don't go without support!

There are so many Birth Professionals offering alternative means to making a difference for you and your baby



Lactation Support


Doula Support

Holding Hands


Couple with their Baby


Mother and Baby Exercising

Perinatal Wellness

Online Prenatal Yoga

Barrett Lauck Reinhorn E-RYT500

Five Points Yoga

Bec Conant E-RYT 500, RPYT, HBCE


Live streaming all yoga classes

Brigitte Arlé CEIM, YACEP, RPYT, CLC

Rooted Boston

Free meditation, breathwork, and movement

Carrie Ganz

On Common Ground Yoga

Saturdays 11:45am-12:45pm

Wednesdays 7:35pm-8:35pm

Emily Masnoon

Emily Masnoon Yoga

Karen Zelinsky

Gentle Place Yoga


Marissa Farrell

Laughing Dog Yoga

Universal Power Yoga

Expectant Moms Group on Facebook


Doula Support


A seasoned doula can work with you allaying worries, questions and fears between prenatal appointments and planning for your birth support.

During your labor, she can help you listen to your intuition, guide you with comfort techniques, and help you determine when to go to the hospital. 


See Virtual Doula Support for more information on how I support from a distance! These doulas are also deeply experienced resources:

Bethany LeClerc and Becca Schillaci

A Golden Birth

Bronwyn Sheppard

Bronwyn Sheppard Doula Care

Daniella Nowicki

Nurture Nature Doula Services

Emma O'Brien


Karen Zelinsky

Boston Birthing

Jessie Ornstein

Cambridge Baby

Teresa Coyle Airey

Peaceful Birth and Beyond



Monumental Beginnings Pregnancy Group (free)

Saturdays 10-11am offers a free group for all queer and trans expectant parents

First Saturday of each month

South Shore Perinatal Health offers "It's Not Easy Being Pregnant" for expectant folks

Times/days vary

Babies in Common Videocast Series (free)

Variety of topics, times, and guest speakers


Newton Wellesley Postpartum Group (free)

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10-11:30am

Rachel Hess Parent Group (check site for new group start dates)

South Shore Perinatal Health offers "It's Not Easy Being Mom" for new parents

Times/days vary

Surviving New Motherhood (free)

Mondays 11-12 with postpartum doula Amanda Hemm and LICSW Liz Sarantopolous

Monumental Beginnings Support and Healing Postpartum Group (free)

Mondays 5-6pm

Mommying is Hard is a safe non-judgmental peer support group for moms to talk about the joys and challenges of motherhood

Mondays or Thursdays 7:30-9 pm

New Dads

Second Tuesday of month 7-8:30 pm - RSVP

Emotional Wellbeing after Baby

Thursdays 10-11:30 am - RSVP

Diaper Lab's Weekly Postpartum Parents Group and Lactation drop in online

Wednesdays 10-12 - RSVP Caitlin Inglis

Center for Early Relationship Support - JF&CS (free)

Wide array of groups for new parents, available in English and Spanish

The Baby Mavens (free)

Tuesdays 3-4pm

New Family Needs, with Hilary Witcher

Groups start on rotation

Postpartum, traumatic birth-specific

Healing from a Traumatic Birth, with Lois Freedman

Dates announced quarterly

Breastfeeding specific

Babies in Common Breastmilk & Conversation group

Wednesday evenings at 7pm and Friday mornings at 11:30am

Baby Cafe (free)

These fantastic groups are online for now, hopefully back in person (with snacks!) soon

Widest array of free groups available

NWH Lactation Support Group (free)

Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-3pm. Call 617-243-6314 for the link

Monumental Beginnings Breastfeeding Group (free)

Mondays 10-11am

Virtual Parent Circle

Fridays 3-4 with Rachel Simpson IBCLC

La Leche League

Massachusetts, Rhode Island, & Vermont

Virtual meet-up group for breastfeeding support

Couple with their Baby

Lactation Support

Jeanette Mesite-Frem

Babies in Common

See groups above as well

Heather Bingham, IBCLC

Boston Lactation


Julie Brill, IBCLC, CCCE, CLD

Well Pregnancy


Kira Kim

the Boston Area Lactation Connection

In-home and Teleheath visits

Jennifer DeMarco, BSN, RN, IBCLC

Mother's Instinct

LC Home Visits (Telehealth)


Rachel Simpson

Simpson Lactation Services

Healthy Childbirth Secrets Community

Virtual and in-home on the North Shore

Shelly Taft

In home and Telehealth visits in the Worcester area

Sharla Lloyd Halperin (Telehealth)

Boston Association for Childbirth Education/Nursing Mothers Council

Free Breastfeeding support by text or email

Online support coming soon


Holding Hands

Maria Dolorico, M.Ed., PMH-C, BCC


Divya Kumar, Psychotherapist

The Leggett Group

Andie Insoft

Perinatal Wellness

Pelvic Health

Kathy Kates and Melissa Hines

Postpartum pelvic health support (PT)

Wellest Health

Dr. Julianna Allen

Embrace PT & Wellness

Karlene Salguero

Women's Journey Physical Therapy

Dr. Alexandra DiGrado

Boston Pelvic Physical Therapy

Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation Center 
Pelvic Pain Rehab


Jessica Moy 
Physical therapist and yoga instructor


Bec Conant

Baby+Me Yoga classes


Brigitte Arle

Rooted Boston

pilates, yoga, and post rehab exercises

Jen Palmer and team

Widest array of prenatal and postnatal yoga

Universal Power Yoga


Ece Yildirim

New Moon Acupuncture

Mother and Baby Exercising

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