PARENT SMARTER

At Birthsmarter, we're on a mission to help you navigate the parenting industrial complex and reject the confusion, overwhelm, and guilt that often comes with modern-day parenting. There is no one right way to raise a baby.
Our classes and community will help support you along the way:

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SKILLS AND WISDOM


We are developing a first-of-its-kind  educational platform to help families develop practical wisdom and skills that make life with a little one a little bit easier.

Check out Comforting Touch for Babies.

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VALIDATION AND SUPPORT


We offer support groups that bring families together to commiserate about the hard stuff and celebrate the wins. They are surpisingly not awkward!

Register for a Fourth Trimester Survival Group.

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ONGOING RESOURCES


Our newsletter and YouTube channel offer currated resources on The Pregnant Opportunity to support families living healthier happier lives and promote systemic change.

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel and our Newsletter.

TAKE OUR ON-DEMAND

COMFORTING TOUCH
FOR BABIES

  • Comforting Touch For Babies (our version of Infant Massage) is a low-key way to increase your bond and attachment and soothe common discomforts for little ones between 3 weeks and 3 years old. 

  • We partnered with The Comforting Touch Doula: Yiska Obadia, an Internationally Certified Infant Massage Teacher (CIMT) to develop our new 1-hour, on-demand class to give you the tools and confidence you need to practice and reap the positive benefits of nurturing touch and baby massage.

  • Comes with a 12-Page PDF Workbook to help you remember all the moves! 

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THIS SHIT IS HARD.

Don't ride it out alone.
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of new-parents do not nurse their babies as long as they intend to

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of birthing parents experience pelvic floor incontinence postpartum

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of new parents suffer with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders

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of new parents would be better off with more support

JOIN THE

FOURTH TRIMESTER SURVIVAL GROUP

  • Ideal for birth parents with babies 0-8 weeks old, but really open to all.

  • Your go-to place for venting, normalcy checks, and getting advice (that you ask for). 

  • Our Fourth Trimester Survival Groups are safe space to be totally vulnerable with other people stuck in the exact same weeds you’re in – without the judgement that comes from talking to people you know IRL.

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JOIN THE

PARTNERS MEET-UP

  • New and expectant partners come together to share highs and lows, ask questions, and gain perspective. 

  • We cover a wide range of topics from supporting your partner in pregnancy through the first year of parenting.

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"What’s something positive you’ve gotten
out of the Fourth Trimester Survival Group?" 

The weekly group was also a dedicated time to check in with myself, which is easy to forget to do when you are so focused on caring for a new tiny human. It was also invaluable to have the reassurance from such a knowledgable and thoughtful moderator, who not only provided evidence-based advice, guidance, and resources but also encouraged me to reframe the way I think about parenting decisions moving forward. I am and will be a better parent because of Birthsmarter.
Kate
Sept. 2020
It was (and still is) a judgment-free zone- full of unconditional love from mostly strangers. I consider these people dear friends now, and I have barely met any of them in real life!
Susan
Sept. 2020
Talking about TMI issues helps make everything feel less isolating.
Lisa
Feb. 2021
Something to look forward to every week when all the days seem to run together
Tara
Feb. 2021
1) Practical tips, ideas, etc. 2) Late-night solidarity, moral support, and a sense of not being alone in all this, or being the only one “doing it wrong.” 3) Community to enjoy, laugh with, learn from!
Megan
April 2021
Kate
Sept. 2020
Susan
Sept. 2020
Lisa
Feb. 2021
Tara
Feb. 2021
Megan
April 2021

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS

We host free Community Conversations as a way to gather, learn, and grow together. All are welcome: expectant and new parents, birth workers, perinatal professionals, and curious friends. Please pre-register to join live. Recordings of most past events are posted on our YouTube Channel.

VISIT OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL