These resources were chosen to be universally useful to all families regardless of parenting style or special circumstances.
Clients will receive additional resource information tailored to the needs and interests of your family. For example: parenting multiples, postpartum depression, cloth diapering, baby wearing, breastfeeding and working outside the home, safe sleeping practices, childbearing loss...and so on. Additionally, clients will have access to my own library of books about pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, newborn care, parenting, postpartum depression, fertility...and so on.
For recent links to articles of interest and additional resources please visit the Motherwell Doula Care Facebook page
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- "A grassroots communication network for families with children living in Western Mass" (from their website)
- "The Village is a free-of-charge community service that supports families for the first three months after a baby is born. A family is matched with a volunteer who visits the family home on a weekly basis, providing support with anything from meal preparation and dishwashing, to companionship and playing with older children." (From their website)
- Offers many, many classes/drop-in groups including new parent circles.
- "Parent Aides are volunteers from the community who want to be helpful to parents who need extra support.
They receive training and supervision at Berkshire Children and Families.
They usually visit about once a week for about a year." (From their brochure)
- Psychotherapist specializing in Prenatal and perinatal emotional complications, postpartum depression and anxiety,& parent guidance.