Are you a new mom or dad?


Show your support for Good Beginnings and new families



Join our team of

Postpartum Angels

A little extra help from a caring, trained community member can go a long way during the first few months after having a new baby. Are you the one with an open heart and helping hand? Would you like to help families in your community build lasting bonds with their infants and connections to their community? Volunteer home visitors are needed now.

Apply today!

Our Mission

To bring community to families and their babies.

Our Vision

We envision a society where the transition to parenthood is supported and communities come together to ensure all infants thrive.

Our Story

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. Click to read more.

Are you

expecting a baby?

Connect with us before baby arrives and let us help you with your postnatal support system. Learn about our Journey into Parenthood program that will help you feel ready for your postpartum transition. Request a prenatal visit from one of our amazing Postpartum Angels.

Are you a new

mom or dad?

Check out what’s going on at The Nest, a cozy, baby-friendly drop-in space designed for you and your little one. You can get fitted for or purchase a baby carrier on our sliding scale. We’ve also got lots of information about activities and resources especially for families with babies and toddlers.

Looking for ways to help make the postpartum transition smoother for families in your community?

Learn more about volunteer opportunities or make a donation to Good Beginnings of Central Vermont!

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