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
Association of Certified Nurse Midwives
Kellymom: Breastfeeding & Parenting
Breastfeeding Made Simple

Pregnancy & Birth

Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health (prenatal screening information)
March of Dimes
Evidence Based Birth

Support and Information for Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Support International (PSI)

Osteopathic Physicians (Cranial-Sacral Specialists)

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

Birth & Postpartum Doulas

DONA International

Placenta Encapsulation

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

Baby Wearing

Great site for ordering and learning about various slings
Birth Roots