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Parent Groups

*All face-to-face parent and support groups are suspended until further notice*

At Baystate Health, we understand the value of a support network—especially for new parents. Start building your village of fellow parents at one of our free parent groups. Find parent group details below. You can also sign up for childbirth and parent classes and breastfeeding groups and classes.


Childbirth Question & Answer Hour(Virtual)

Expectant parents can join this free group at any time during the hour to have their questions answered by a Certified Parent Educator.  If you have questions about labor & delivery, postpartum care, what childbirth classes to take, or anything else you need answered, register below.

This group takes place on scheduled Sundays from 6-7 pm.  Click the register button for dates.


It Takes A Village, New Parent Support Group (Virtual support group)

Parents join together to talk with other parents about the adjustment to motherhood, balancing day-to-day self and family care, or the struggles of raising a family in today’s world. . This group is run by trained facilitators Kerry Desmarais and Suzanne Meserve.

Breastfeeding Question and Answer (Virtual group)

Breastfeeding moms can join the group to have their questions and/or concerns addressed by a Nurse/International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.