Resource List for New and Expectant Parents
Breastfeeding Support Group meets every other Friday at Cape Cod Hospital from 10 am – 12 noon in the OB Classroom. Bring your baby and meet other nursing mothers.
Childbirth Preparation Classes are held monthly at Cape Cod Hospital – sign up early in your pregnancy, as classes fill quickly. Call Ann MacDonald, RN at 508-862-5123 for dates and times. Fees may be waived for those with financial need.
Individual Help with Breastfeeding call Cape Cod Hospital 508-862-5164 to make an appointment anytime.
Meredith Goff, CNM; Certified Nurse-Midwife – Women’s Health – Outer Cape Health Services, Inc. 508-349-3131, 3130 State Highway, Rt 6, Wellfleet, MA 02667
Baby’s First Year Group – Orleans – Free social support group meets every Tuesday (8 week sessions) at Snow Library, Orleans. Call Monica Keefe-Hess at 508-240-3310 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
MotherWomen Support Group Circle of Moms: A free support group for pregnant and postpartum women and their babies up to 1 year old. Thursdays 10 am – 12 pm. Northside Methodist Churh, 701 Airline Road, Brewster/Dennis line. For more information or to register: 508-775-6240 x512
Offered by Amanda Haddad, CPM, RN-BSN – FREE Healthy Pregnancy & Childbirth Education classes and FREE Breastfeeding Support (phone or home visiet) 508-240-1223 or visit www.safensoundmidwifery.com
WIC Program (Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program – Call 800-675-1188 as early in your pregnancy as possible to see if you qualify for a nutrition consultation and free, nutritious foods from this state and federally funded program. Income eligibility applies – appointments are available in Chatham, Harwich, Orleans, Provincetown and Wellfleet.
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION & CARE
Cape Cod Children’s Place strives to provide exceptional and enriching programs to support the crucial early learning years. We believe in building a strong foundation in social emotional development of children
Cape Cod Children’s Place recognizes that parenting is the most important job, and at times, the most challenging of any of us can embark on. Our family support uses a strength-based approach to support all families
Cape Cod Children’s Place believes healthy families are a reﬂection of strong communities. We partner with our local schools, libraries and other community businesses and agencies to oﬀer free early literacy