Community Resources

Breastfeeding Support

hanging-babyLactation Connection at Mercy
The Birthplace at Mercy Hospital
Fore River Pkwy, Portland, Maine
Monday – Friday 8am-4pm
Breastfeeding Support Group
Every Tuesday 10am-12pm at the Birthplace

Linda Higgins, RN, IBCLC
Cynthia Bettencourt, RN, IBCLC
Sheila Kayser, RN, IBCLC

The Breastfeeding Center of Maine
Bettina Pearson, IBCLC 775-6455
Cindy Smith, IBCLC 653-0819

La Leche League
Local group meetings and breastfeeding info

Association of Certified Nurse Midwives developed site

Kellymom: Breastfeeding & Parenting

Breastfeeding Made Simple

Pregnancy & Birth

Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health (prenatal screening information)

March of Dimes

Evidence Based Birth

Mother to Mother Networks

Mom to Mom of Maine

Cumberland/North Yarmouth Family Network

Maine Moms Like Me

Support and Information for Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Support International (PSI)

Osteopathic Physicians (Cranial-Sacral Specialists)

Leigh Baker, DO 846-7666

Donald Hankinson, DO 828-0825

Karen Roberts, DO 541-9285

Keelyn Wu, DO 828-0825

Birth & Postpartum Doulas

DONA International

Birth Roots

Placenta Encapsulation

Susie Delaney at Red Tent Midwifery  329-4399

Quinn Blaiklock at Doula Quinn  522-2090

Baby Wearing

Learn about babywearing at Mama Toto

Great site for ordering and learning about various slings

Birth Roots