LOCAL SUPPORT GROUPS
Harmony, Blossom Birth and The Loft have parenting support groups (New Moms group, Fathers Group, Homebirth Lunch & more) on a regular basis. Visit their webpages for current schedules.
BABI has many resources for various types of parenting support. Visit the Resource page for current listings. They also offer a monthly Homebirth Lunch.
Attachment Parenting International
Attachment Parenting International is a nonprofit organization with a mission to educate and support all parents in raising secure, joyful and empathetic children in order to strengthen families and create a more compassionate world. Local chapters in the Bay Area.
Holistic Moms Network
The Holistic Moms Network is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization connecting parents who are interested in holistic health and green living. We encourage moms to trust their instincts, parent from the heart, use their innate sense of what is best for their children, live in balance with the Earth, and learn about the pros and cons of all healthcare and parenting options. Local Bay Area chapters.
La Leche League
Internationally-known non-profit organization dedicated to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother. LLLI has many local chapters that provide monthly groups, free phone and one-on-one support and information. This is a great resource to not only get support but make lasting friendships with like-minded parents.
Forums for all things birth, child, parenting related.