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Parent Groups

Baystate Medical Center provides multiple parent groups. You can also sign up for a maternity tour, parent education classes, and breastfeeding groups and classes.

Baystate Franklin Medical Center also offers a Birthplace tour, parent education classes, and breastfeeding groups and classes.

BMC PARENT GROUPS

It Takes a Village, New Parent’s Gatherings - Free

Enjoy meeting families and share with one another the joys and trials of being a parent and build your “village”. This group is recommended for parents of children who are not yet walking. The group is facilitated by a Baystate Parent Educator and Baby Behaviorist.

Thursdays, 10-11am
Greenwood Center
231 Maple Road, Longmeadow

For more information about the Baystate’s New Beginnings program, call 413-794-6857.

It Takes a Village, Parents of Toddlers Support Group - Free

This group meets in a fun, child friendly environment and is open to all parents of toddlers who are interested in discussing potty training, setting limits, temper tantrums, new sibling adjustment and more.

Thursdays, 11 am-12 pm
Greenwood Center
231 Maple Road, Longmeadow

For more information about the Baystate’s New Beginnings program, call 413-794-6857.

Mother to Mother, Support for Women - Free

If you are a mother, join us in a safe, confidential space where women come together and speak the truth about womanhood. Talk with other women about the adjustment to motherhood, balancing day to day self and family care, or the struggles of raising a family in today’s world. Babies in arms are welcome. This group is run by trained MotherWoman facilitators.

Fridays 12:30 pm-2 pm
Baystate Medical Center
2nd floor, Wesson Women's, Springfield

For more information about the Baystate’s New Beginnings program, call 413-794-6857.