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Resources - Where to Meet Other New Parents

Please call to confirm the times and dates. Many of these are free, some may have a small fee or offer sliding scale

  • Connecting Young Moms
    978-922-3000 ex. 2720
    Free programs for teens and young moms before and after the baby is born. Healthy Pregnancy, Childbirth Preparation, New Moms support groups, Teens to early 20ís at the Women's Health Building at Beverly Hospital.

  • Birth toThree Family Network
    15 Market St. Ipswich 978-412-0123
    Parent to parent connections, parent/child activities, events, workshops and parent education, personal visits, groups for parents and grandparents. www.birthtothreeipswich.org

  • MotherTime group
    978-927-7880
    North Shore Birth Center at Beverly Hospital
    85 Herrick St., Beverly, MA 01915

  • Parent Education classes at Beverly Hospital
    978-927-9103
    Monthly and weekly programs
    A breast-feeding center, boot camp for first-time fathers, sibling classes, courses on dealing with baby emergencies and more Beverly Hospital 85 Herrick St.

  • Anna Jacques Birth Center
    (978) 463-1060

  • La Leche League: Eastern United States Division
    Local groups listed individually on site. Check local groups for up-to-date meeting and contact information.

  • North Shore Mothers of Multiples
    (978) 646-9406
    Expectant mothers are welcome. A nonprofit organization.


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It is the goal of this Task Force to bring together the practitioners, organizations, research, and best practices that North Shore families need for a healthy postpartum experience. The initial scope of this Task Force is the North Shore United Way community, including the following towns: Beverly, Manchester, Hamilton, Wenham, Ipswich, Essex, Gloucester, and Rockport.