Resources for New Families
Information, classes, support and more for new families and families who are expecting.
Eastham New Moms Group
Do you have a new baby in your life? Would you like to meet other local moms and be supported in your role as a new mom? If so, we welcome you to register for this group! Moms & babies up to 1 year (no siblings, please) are invited to attend. Grant funded
and free for all attendees.
A partner of the Cape and Islands United Way, Mass 2-1-1 is here to answer your calls 24/7. They are a human services help hotline that will direct you to the services in your area that are appropriate for your needs. Call Now: Dial 2-1-1
Perinatal Loss Peer Grief Support Groups
Sharing Kindness and VNA's Maternal Child Program are bringing the perinatal loss peer support groups to Cape Cod. Learn more and register by clicking on the PDF.
BabySteps Savings Plan
A program provided by MA State Treasurer’s Office to jumpstart families into saving for future college, vocational and technical training costs. The program aims to encourage families to save for their child’s post-secondary education by providing a free $50 deposit into their child’s 529 savings account. This information is available in many languages.
Cape Cod Children's Place/Cape & Islands Maternal Depression Task Force
The Task Force continues to increase the public’s knowledge of services and treatment options as well as to promote strategies and supports for prevention.
Maternal Depression Resource List
It is normal to feel overwhelmed, uncertain, and sensitive as you learn about motherhood, especially in the first few weeks. If the troubles with adjusting to your new role persist, getting information and help as soon as possible can make a big difference in your ability to cope.
Just In Time Parenting
Free parenting newsletter that is delivered by email and specific to a child’s age and needs. They are designed so that information that’s relevant to your family is automatically delivered to you just in time!
Out of the Blue: Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Support Group
Join Duffy Health Center and connect with other parents in a supportive, judgement free environment where you can focus on your well-being and learn more about these very common disorders. This group is free, there is no commitment, and babies are welcome!
Mother & Baby Support Services At Cape Cod Hospital
Services offered include: Lactation Warm Line, CCH Breastfeeding Clinic, Pumping Workshop, Postpartum Party, and Outpatient Lactation Appointments.