Online Resources

Abused Women And Support Groups
Raphel House of Portland
Bradley-Angle House

Babywearing Supplies

ErgoBaby –

Mobywraps –

Sleepywraps –

New Native Carrier –

Beco –

Kangaroo Korner Karrier –

Maya Ring Sling –


As I Lay Me Down To Sleep
-volunteer photograghers to photograph the baby/family
M.I.S.S. Foundation
SHARE Organization (National) –
The services provided by SHARE are available, free of charge, to bereaved parents as well as to their family and friends. SHARE is a tax-deductible, non-profit group. Services include bi-monthly newsletters, and support groups. Web site has listings and links for local SHARE groups in your area.
MISS Foundation
A non-profit 501(c)3 international organization providing immediate and ongoing support to grieving families, helping them to empower themselves by proactive community involvement and volunteerism, and reducing infant and toddler death through research and education.
A non-profit organization in Philadelphia that provides grief support services to families suffering from miscarriage, stillborn, ectopic and neonatal loss.
Sidelines National Support Network –
A network of support groups around the U.S. for women with complicated and “high risk” pregnancies.
Loss of all in Multiple Birth Support. This site is for families experiencing the loss of all their babies in a multiple pregnancy — offers online support.
Center for Loss in Multiple Birth
Mealbaby –
Meal registry
Center for Loss in Multiple Support –
CLMS offers online support for those who have had the loss of one or more of their babies in a multiple pregnancy.
Missing GRACE Foundation –
Missing GRACE provides resources and support for families that have experienced pregnancy loss, infant loss, or adoption and to advocate for comprehensive, patient-focused prenatal care for all women.
M.E.N.D. (Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death)
MEND is a Christian, non-profit organization that reaches out to families who have suffered the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death. They have a variety of support groups in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex—also have Chapters in NW Arkansas, Kansas, Nacogdoches, Houston, Texarkana, and Georgia.
Earth Mama Angel Baby (Baby loss kit) –
Motheroots Counseling
Compassionate Friends (support for loss of a child) and (locally)
Brief Encounters (Portland, Oregon) – Parents of infant Loss, Pregnancy Loss and Early Pregnancy Loss. All Meetings are held at the Peace House (the location of our Grief Watch Office) 2116 NE 18th Ave, Portland. For more information or directions please call (503) 699-8006 or (503) 284-7426. Please visit the Brief Encounters web site for more information and meeting times.
Lots of Helping Hands –
Create a free of charge, private, web-based community to organize family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues – a family’s circles of community – during times of need.
Compassionate Friends –
P.O. Box 3696, Oak Brook, IL 60522, 877-969-0010
Preterm Labor –
Preterm labor management, 864-244-4331


Bellies Babies Breasts

Beyond Birth Home Lactation Services

La Leche League

Mom’s Milk Anywhere –Support Breastfeeding Advocacy NOW!

nursing mother’s counsel

Zenana Spa & Wellness Center

Breastfeeding Support Group

Breast Feeding and New Parent Support Groups

recovery/prevention: International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)

ICAN of Portland Meets 3rd Mon. 7 pm; 503-245-1678
Research on cesarean recovery

Childbirth Education
Birthing From Within
Lamaze International

Dr. Arah McLaughlin –
Dr. Noe Flores –

Cultural/Multi-Cultural Resources
IRCO (International Refugee Center of Oregon)
Hispanic Program (El Programa Hispano)
Mexican Consulate

DONA Website –
Birth Support Network
Operation Special Delivery – Doulas provide free support for woman who�s husbands are deployed in the Military, are severely injured, or who have died.
Facilities-Out Of Hospital (Portland, Oregon area)

Alma Birth Center
Andaluz Waterbirth Center
NACC: Welcome to Birth Centers Online!

Infant Massage Classes & Services

Classic Touch Day Spa
Loving Touch Classroom – Kristy Geffen, LMT, RPP – Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue and Polarity Therapies, Pregnancy, Postpartum, Massage for Labor Class, Post-Traumatic Stress, Trans, Genderqueer and Intersex Clients, Infant and Child Massage

Library Infant Programs
Portland Public Libraries
Vancouver Public Libraries

Maternity And Nursing Clothing
Mother Natures’ Boutique
Milagro’s Boutique
Punky Doodlebugs
Bella Stella
Baby and Me Consignment
Baby to Baby Resale

A Woman’s Point of View

American College of Nurse-Midwives

Birthingway College of Midwifery

Bellyfruit Midwifery

Coalition for Improving Maternity Services: CIMS

Full Bloom Midwifery: Kelli McIntosh, 503-652-0645 Wendy Hale ND, 503-975-7800

Laurelhurst Women’s Clinic: Renee Beninger, CNM  503-231-7917


Oregon Midwives

Oregon Board of Direct Entry Midwifery

Right at Home Midwifery

Suzanne Arms’ Birthing The Future

Waterbirth International

Rush Brook Midwifery — Straight, queer, two-parent, single-parent, trans, poly, and genderqueer families can all expect personalized, quality care.

Mom’s Organizations

Mom’s Milk Anywhere –Support Breastfeeding Advocacy NOW!

Mom’s Rising — The Motherhood Manifesto

Portland Mamas Inc – Forum for Mom Entrepreneurs

Urban Mamas – Portland Mama’s Forum

Multiple Births
Full House Mothers
Meetup Group – Parents of Twins and Multiples
National Organization of MOther of Twins CLubs, Inc (USA)
Mothers of Super Twins MOST (Triplets or more)

Nature Friendly Baby-Mama Supplies


Bumpstyle – For hip mamas to be

Children’s Exchange 31st and SE Division for directory of green businesses

Itsa Belly Baby Concierge

Mama Roses Naturals

Milagros Boutique

Mother Nature’s Baby Store 26th and SE Clinton

Moms Helper Online

Piccolina’s Child & Maternity Resale 26th and SE Clinton

Pollywogs 29th and Belmont

Zenana Spa and Wellness Center

Naturopathic / Homeopathic Stores And Clinics
Portland Wellness Center
A Woman’s Time
The Natural Childbirth and Family Clinic
Sellwood Medical Clinic
Abundant Health Naturopathic and Chiropractic Clinic
Dr. Ananda Kramer, N.D.

Nutrition Information
Information/Brewer Diet –
Dr. Brewer Pregnancy Diet

Parents And Women’s Bookstores
In Other Words
Powell’s Books


BMAC Photo – 503-381-1089
CampbellSalgadoStudios – 503-736-3040

The Side Walk Studio 503-351-0412

Lauriel Photography 360-253-4142

Play Groups
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
Mothers and More (East Portland Chapter)
NE Moms Playgroup
Northwest Babywearers
Outdoor Dads
Parents of Premies
Portland Dads at Home
Columbia Mothers of Twins Club

Postpartum Depression Resources
Wildwood Psychiatric Resource Center
Orange Dot Counseling
Diane Solomon, Psychiatrist

Postpartum Exercise Classes – Mother/Baby
Divine Pilates

Single Parenting Groups
Parents Without Partners
Parents Anonymous/ Support Groups

Special Needs Support
ADHD Parent Support Group
ARC of Oregon – Support & resources for individuals with cognitive, intellectual, and developmental disabilities
Autism Society of Oregon
Defeat Diabetes Foundation
Family and Community Together (FACT) – Non profit coalition focused on issues of importance to people with disabilities and their families
Oregon Family Support Network – OFSN is a family driven support network for family with children who have emotional, behavioral, mental and/or physical challenges and special needs
Oregon Parent Training and Information Center – Resources to educate and support parents and families of children with disabilities.
Portland Asperger’s Network – Parent support groups, game nights, and other resources
Swindells Resource Center – Connects families, friends, and caregivers of children with disabilities to resources, information, and training.
United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon and SW Washington

Support Organizations

Affinity Realty Tricia Miller, Broker

Baby Blues Connection

Baby Boot Camp Urban Exercise for Mamas

Bloom Naturopathic Services Dr. Liz Spagat, ND, LAc

Blue Turtle Acupuncture Regenia Benton, LAc

Core Elements Chiropractics (for mama and pediatric care)
Global Maternal Child Health

Mississippi Health Center Jennifer Steele, LAc, Shiatsu Massage,

Mother Roots Counseling 503-287-2295

Whole Mama Whole Child Chiropractic Care

Portland Family Time Bank
Seastar Community Acupuncture Catherine Lowe LAc CNM

Teen Support
Insights Teen Parent Program
Doula’s Supporting Teens

Other Support
The Confinement Line
c/o The Childbirth Education Association
P.O. Box 1609
Springfield, VA 22151

Mothers of Supertwins (MOST)
P.O. Box 951
Brentwood, NY 11717

The Triplet Connection
P.O. Box 99571
Stockton, CA 95209

Mother Nurture
Fay Bosman, IBCLC, RLC
Vancouver, WA 98663

Baby Names
Its all in a name. We’ve got over 25,000 names, you can add a name to your favorites, or even suggest a name:

Online Resources for Moms
Stumptown Mom One stop resource for busy moms
urbanMamas Activity and event ideas
Pumpkin’Butt Locally owned online store for all your natural parenting needs.

Mothering Dot Community Mothering Magazine’s online community forums.

Babywearing International Articles and Information about Babywearing

Real Diaper Association provides support and education to parents all across the U.S. for the use of simple, reusable cloth diapers.

Kelly Mom This website was developed to provide evidence-based information on breastfeeding, sleep and parenting. Kelly is the mother of three lovely children, and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s