Community Resources

Breastfeeding Support

 
Lactation Connection
The Birthplace at Northern Light Mercy Hospital
Fore River Pkwy, Portland, Maine
(207) 553-6340
Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm
Breastfeeding Support Group
The Birthplace at Northern Light Mercy Hospital
Every Tuesday 10am-12pm

Linda Higgins, RN, IBCLC
Cynthia Bettencourt, RN, IBCLC
Sheila Kayser, RN, IBCLC
The Breastfeeding Center of Maine
Bettina Pearson, IBCLC
(207) 775-6455

Cindy Smith, IBCLC
(207) 653-0819
La Leche League
Local group meetings and breastfeeding info
www.lalecheleague.org
Association of Certified Nurse Midwives
www.midwife.org/
Kellymom: Breastfeeding & Parenting
www.kellymom.com
Breastfeeding Made Simple
www.breastfeedingmadesimple.com

Pregnancy & Birth

 
Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health (prenatal screening information)
www.midwife.org
March of Dimes
www.marchofdimes.com
Evidence Based Birth
evidencebasedbirth.com

Mother to Mother Networks

 
Mom to Mom of Maine
www.momtomomofme.org
Cumberland/North Yarmouth Family Network
www.mainefamilynetworks.com
Maine Moms Like Me
www.maine.momslikeme.com

Support and Information for Postpartum Depression

 
Postpartum Support International (PSI)
www.postpartum.net

Osteopathic Physicians (Cranial-Sacral Specialists)

 
Leigh Baker, DO
(207) 846-7666
Yarmouth
Donald Hankinson, DO
(207) 828-0825
Portland
Karen Roberts, DO
(207) 541-9285
Portland
Keelyn Wu, DO
(207) 828-0825
Portland

Birth & Postpartum Doulas

 
DONA International
www.dona.org

Placenta Encapsulation

 
Susie Delaney at Red Tent Midwifery
(207) 329-4399
Quinn Blaiklock at Doula Quinn
(207) 522-2090

Baby Wearing

 
Learn about babywearing at Mama Toto
www.mamatoto.org
Great site for ordering and learning about various slings
www.gypsymama.com
Birth Roots
www.birthroots.org