Birth and Postpartum

Babywearers of Central Vermont supports families in their effort to wear their children. Everyone has the capacity to learn how to wear their baby. We’ve found that it’s much more enjoyable to learn with a friend!

Better Beginnings is designed to help BCBS members who are pregnant give their baby the best healthcare available, even before he or she is born.

​New parent or parent to be? Plan ahead for the adjustment to motherhood or fatherhood. Our full spectrum suite of early parenting workshops go beyond the ‘birth day’ to help you prepare for what comes next. All workshops are free to the public and offered in convenient locations throughout Central Vermont

CAPPA certified professionals aim to facilitate empowerment, connection, and self-advocacy in families from pre-conception through early parenthood. Search the online directory for a CAPPA in your area.

Care Net pregnancy centers provide accurate & helpful information in a compassionate environment, to empower life-affirming choices that change lives.

We are a full service, not-for-profit Visiting Nurse Association committed to providing high quality, medically-necessary home health and hospice care to all Central Vermonters, regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, we promote the general welfare of the citizens of central Vermont with health promotion and long term care services.

We are dedicated to providing compassionate and individualized care for women – from early family planning through pregnancy, labor and delivery. has over 7000 birth and postpartum doula listings featuring doula availability calendars, fees, experience, certifications, client testimonials, and special services.

View our webinars training library for amazing postpartum information. A must see!

For more than 35 years, Gifford’s Birthing Center has been the standard of care for women in Vermont, and today continues to be a leader in family-centered care, obstetrics and midwifery.

The mission of Good Beginnings is to ensure that every baby in our local community enjoys a “good beginning.” We provide volunteers that visit families with new babies free of charge and lend a helping hand with whatever the family might need.

Drop in for playtime or a parent group meeting. Unwind between appointments or errands. Make sure to perk up with a complimentary coffee or tea. And don’t forget to check out resources from our lending library, or try on an infant carrier. The Nest has a great play area for kids with some great children’s books. The Nest is a welcoming space for families to connect with each other and share resources about parenting in a respectful, culturally sensitive, accessible, and comfortable manner.

Vermont Birth Network is a nonprofit organization and independent forum providing information, education, support, and advocacy on healthy, normal birth in Vermont.

We are a community of professional homebirth midwives committed to serving families during the childbearing year. We promote the health and well-being of mothers and babies through comprehensive and compassionate care, public education about birth options, and the development of the midwifery profession. Whether you are an aspiring midwife, considering a homebirth, or looking for a midwife, we are happy you’ve found us.