When it comes to what’s normal antepartum or postpartum and/or in relation to all mental health conditions, please seek advice from your doctor. These resources are here to help you understand different aspects of pregnancy and postpartum life, but should not be used in place of the advice of a doctor or trained medical professional.
If there is a resource you need that you can’t find here, please remember 211! It is a nationwide service helping connect individuals with a variety of services/answers within their local communities.
PLEASE ALSO REMEMBER: Your local hospitals are a wealth of knowledge! If you can’t find what you are looking for here, give them a call or check their websites!
Breastfeeding Resources (MA):
Boston Central – Breastfeeding Classes
Brigham and Women’s Hospital Lactation Support Services
Lactation Care, Inc.
La Leche League of MA/RI/VT
Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition
Massachusetts General Hospital – Breastfeeding Information and Resources
Newton-Wellesley Hospital Lactation/Breastfeeding Services
Breastfeeding Resources (Online):
Drug and Alcohol Addiction Support (online):
Financial Resources for Single Mothers (MA):
Mommy & Me Classes/Info (MA + nationwide):
Postpartum Depression/Anxiety Resources (MA):
Jewish Family & Children’s Services – Postpartum Depression & Anxiety
Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program – Resources for Pregnant and Postpartum Women
Postpartum Support International of MA
Psychology Today – Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum Therapists in Boston, MA
Postpartum Depression/Anxiety Resources (Online):
Prenatal & Postpartum Fitness Resources (MA/nationwide):
Preparing for Birth (online):
Support after a Pregnancy or Child Loss (MA/online):
Support for Children with Special Needs (MA):
Division for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs
Federation for Children with Special Needs
Massachusetts Advocates for Children
Mass Department of Elementary & Secondary Education – Advocacy/Disabilities Rights