Birth Support

Crunchy Mama Doula

Rhode Island:


Open Circle Support Group

     Every 1st and 3rd Monday from 10am- 12pm

     Open Circle Wellness

     410 North Broadway East Providence, RI 02914

     Contact Jenn (401)524-7562


Baby Cafe RI Olneyville

     Every Thursday 10am-12pm

     Scalabrini Dukcevich Center

     300 Laurel Hill Ave. Providence, RI 02909

     www.babycafeusa.org


Healthy Babies Happy Moms

     Every Other Saturday 10am-11:30am

     4512 Post Rd. East Greenwich, RI 02818

     (401)884-8273


La Leche League

     2nd Saturday of the month 1pm- 3pm

     Rochambeau Library

     708  Hope St. Providence, RI 02906

          meetings also held on

     Last Friday of the month 1pm- 3pm

    Bellani Maternity

    1276 Bald Hill Rd. Warwick, RI 02886

    Contact: Mimi  (401)826-2669 or

    (401)451-0419


Chocolate Milk Cafe RI

     1st Thursday of the month 4:30pm- 6:30pm

     Mount Hope Neighborhood Association

     199 Camp Street, Providence, RI 02906


Women & Infants Support Group

    Every Wednesday 12pm- 1:30pm

    101 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905


Kent Hospital

     Every Wednesday at 10:30am
     11 Knight St. Warwick, RI 02886

     Contact Jamelle (401) 737-7010 ext. 33332


South County Hospital

     Westerly Location:
     Every Friday from 2pm-4pm

     At South County Health Medical & Wellness Center
     268 Post Road Westerly, RI 02891
          Also held in:
     Wakefield Location:
     Every Tuesday from 10am- 12pm
     Potter Wing of South County Hospital
     100 Kenyon Ave. Wakefield, RI 02879

     Contact Jillian (401)788-1226 for both meetings


Newport Hospital

     Every Thursday from 12:30pm-2pm
     Held on the 7th floor of hospital
     20 Powel Ave. Newport, RI 02840

     (401)845-1110



Massachusetts:


Southcoast Baby Cafe

    Every Thursday 4:30pm- 6:30 pm

    Southcoast OB/ GYN

    542 North St. New Bedford, MA  02740


Breastfeeding is Beautiful

    1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month 10am

    Milford Regional Medical Center

    14 Prospect St. Milford, MA 01757

     Contact:  Amanda (508) 422-2960


St. Vincent's Support Group

    Every Saturday 10am- 11am

    Center For Women and Infants

   123 Summer St. 1st Fl, Worcester, MA  01608

    (508) 363- 9405


Sturdy Memorial Hospital Support Group

    Every Tuesday 10am- 11:30am

    Michael J Poissant Clinical Ed. Ctr (ground fl)

    211 Park St. Attelboro, MA 02703


Mother's Instinct Support Group

    Most Thursdays  12pm- 1pm

    North Attleborough YMCA (in KIds Club)

    300 Elmwood St, North Attleborough, MA 02760

    Sign up are required see website

    www.mothersinstinct.net


South Shore Hospital Support Group

    Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday  at 2pm

    55 Fogg Rd. South Weymouth, MA 02190

    https://www.facebook.com/sshbabies/


Norwood Hospital Support Group

     Every Tuesday 11:30am- 1pm

     800 Washington St. Norwood, MA 02062


Newton- Wellesley Hospital

     Every Tuesday and Thursday 2pm-3pm

     At the Ambulatory Care Center- Newton

     159 Wells Ave. Newton, MA 02459


Connecticut:


Backus Hospital Support Group

    Every Tuesday and Thursday 10am- 12pm

    Birthing Center Conference Room

    326 Washington St. Norwich, CT 06360

    (806) 889-8331 ext 2255


Lawrence and Memorial Hospital Support Group

    Every Tuesday 10am- 11am

    365 Montauk Ave. New London, CT 06320



   

Local In Person Support Groups:

Useful Apps:

KellyMom

www.kellymom.com



La Leche League

www.lllmarivt.org



RI Breastfeeding Coalition

www.ribreastfeeding.org



Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition

www.massbreastfeeding.org



Connecticut Breastfeeding Coalition

www.breastfeedingct.org/



The Milk Meg

www.themilkmeg.com/


Support is pretty necessary to breastfeed successfully. Below you will find links to local support groups, evidence based websites and apps that are useful for breastfeeding moms.

Trusted Websites:

Breastfeeding Resources:

LactMed

Used to check if medications are breastfeeding friendly.

Available for both Apple and Android



MommyMeds

Used to check if medications are breastfeeding friendly. Run by the Infant Risk Center.

Available for both Apple and Android



MilkMaid

Easy to use to track pumping.

Available for Apple only



Baby Tracker

Allows you to track nursing/ bottle/ and formula feedings.

Available for Apple and Android



Baby Connect

Lets you track pretty much everything related to baby.

Available for Apple and Android



Feed Baby

Track feedings, pumpings and more.There is a free and paid version of this app

Available for Apple and Android