Make Mother’s Day Extra Special This Year!
To bring community to families and their babies.
We envision a society where the transition to parenthood is supported and communities come together to ensure all infants thrive.
Good Beginnings was founded in 1991 by three mothers in Northfield, VT who recognized a growing need for support for new parents due to the combined effects of shorter postpartum hospital stays and a diminished role for extended family and other traditional sources of support.
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We would like to take the time to celebrate and recognize the efforts of Abigail as an incredibly amazing Good Beginnings Postpartum Angel. Abigail has done an absolutely over-and-beyond job of carrying our out mission to bring community to families and their babies. We are so blessed to have Abigail on our Postpartum Angel team!
Climb Out of the Darkness
Good Beginnings of Central Vermont is excited to announce Central Vermont’s first-ever Climb Out of the Darkness event on June 23rd, 2018. This annual, worldwide event is coordinated by Postpartum Support International and is the largest awareness-raising event devoted to perinatal mental health.
Good Beginnings is organizing a Climb Out of the Darkness to help shine a light on the fact that postpartum mood and anxiety disorders are the most common complication of childbirth – and often go undiagnosed. Our Climb will also raise funds to support Good Beginnings’ unique and critical work supporting Central Vermont families during the perinatal period and throughout the transition to parenthood. Please join us! #Climb
Mama’s Circle Barre
Parents are busy and overwhelmed – we know! It can help so much to know we aren’t alone in our journey through sleepless nights, poop explosions, strained resources… the list goes on and on. Parents with babies are invited to enjoy some social time and FREE refreshments!
The Circle brings moms together to foster a sense of community so we all feel connected and less alone in our unique-but-shared experiences. Come as you are, when you can, for as long as you can. Judgment-free zone. Leave with your cup refilled. Meets every 2nd Friday of the month 9:30-11:30.
*A coupon for a free yoga class will be given to each new parent that attends Mama’s Circle Barre thanks to the wonderful folks at Yoga Barre!