Resources For Support and Education:
  • Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (OHSU)  – Offering the region’s broadest range of pediatric treatments – to more children in more places than any other hospital in Oregon or Southwest Washington. • Providing the greatest number of children’s specialists working together in one location. • Offering the newest and most advanced treatments because Doernbecher is part of OHSU, Oregon’s only academic health center. • Partnering with providers to deliver care to children from every county in Oregon. • Integrating inpatient, outpatient and surgical care in one facility. For more information go to their website, or Facebook.
  • We Are Abel – Their mission is to nurture, support and educate families and children affected by Cerebral Palsy and Birth Trauma. They are advocates for safer birth practices. For more information go to their website or check out their page on Facebook.
  • Full House MOMS & Dads – A nonprofit support group dedicated to educate and assist families of twins, triplets, and higher order multiples. For information go to their website or check out their page on Facebook.
  • Portland Home Birth Families – Giving local families a voice in the home birth community. Supports all out of hospital birth choices. For more info check out this webpage or find them on Facebook.
  • Baby Blues Connection – Help for pregnant and postpartum women with depression and anxiety. Fore more info check out their website. There are Support Groups in the Portland area.
  • Whole Mama ~ Whole Child – Chiropractic care and craniosacral therapy / pregnancy, newborns, postpartum, infants, mothering, and children. For information about their services check out their website, or Facebook.
  • MotherSource.org – Portland’s source for expert tips, wisdom and inspiration for mamas. As a collaboration of ten mama professionals, each an expert in her field, we are an interactive online guide for women and their families. For more info go to their website.
  • Itsabelly Baby Planners – They are there to coach you through some of the tough stuff so you can concentrate on what matters to you most. Provide Maternity Concierge services tailored to your specific needs – providing guidance through your pregnancy. Helps you sift through information, baby gadgets and gizmos and after the baby is born. For more info go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Northwest Down Syndrome Association (NWDSA) – Their mission is to create and nurture a loving and inclusive community celebrating all people with Down syndrome. For more information go to their Facebook page.
  • Practical Parenting – Provides support and solutions to families facing everyday challenges. Their goal is to provide support, programs and techniques that decreases frustration and increases fun. For more information go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Core Parenting – Helping families cope with the ever-changing landscape of parenting. Offering parenting classes, resources and services that address many of the different stages of family life. For more information go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Head Over Heels Birth Education – Provides evidence based information for parents-to-be in a small group setting where they can be comfortable asking questions and learning together. A six week class series covers pregnancy, labor/delivery, breastfeeding and newborn care. For more information about classes and registration go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Fertile Ground Family Center – Specializing in in Pregnancy, Postpartum, Infants, Pediatrics, Women’s Health and Personal Growth for children, women, and families.The Fertile Ground Family Center offers: Midwifery; Chiropractic; Craniosacral; Massage; Acupuncture treatments; Chinese Medicine. For more information go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Portland Oregon Autism Resource Guide – Helping those effected by autism find services and support. For more information check out their website, or Facebook.
  • Portland New Fathers’ Group – A casual place for new dads in the Portland area to connect and swap resources. For more info about their Meetup Group check out their website, or Facebook.
  • Creating Serenity – This is a Facebook page for Mamas/Papas and Mamas/Papas-to-be, to discuss natural birth, breast feeding and raising happy, peaceful children. As well as lactivism, intactivism, organic foods, co-sleeping, eco-friendly lifestyles.
  • Portland Dads – Provides support, wisdom, friendship and community, from fathers to fathers. So join us.. Hang out.. Talk about something.. What’s on your mind… For more info go to their Facebook page.
  • Foundations Parent and Life Coaching – Working with parents to supply them with the tools, resources, and support for giving their children a solid foundation. For more informations about the services offered go to their website, or Facebook.
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