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Childbirth, Lactation and Parenting Resources


We provide resources for mothers, newborns and their families including in-person and online classes, tours and support groups.

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Maternity Resources

Maternal Wellness Program

Pregnancy can be a time of great excitement, anticipation and joy. It can also be overwhelming as you adjust to your new role, make parenting decisions and feel exhausted. The Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) Maternal Wellness Program is here to help you sort through these emotions and stressors. Our program’s licensed clinical social worker will provide you with support through your journey as a mother, to find relief from stress and any symptoms of perinatal mood, and anxiety disorders (PMAD) that may be present.

Learn more about the Maternal Wellness Program

Free Car Seat Check and Installation

Schedule an appointment with one of our certified technicians and learn how to properly secure your child in their car seat as well as how to install the car seat correctly in the vehicle. Appointments are offered at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital in New Haven, Bridgeport Hospital, Greenwich Hospital and Lawrence + Memorial Hospital. To make an appointment at any of these locations, call 203-200-KIDS or email [email protected].

Project Mothercare

Project Mothercare connects pregnant and postpartum patients with services designed to meet their unique healthcare needs. Services include postpartum blood pressure monitoring and prenatal counseling for patients with opioid use.

MITEY Program

The Maternal In Reach Team for Equity (MITEY) program at Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) provides postpartum blood pressure monitoring, evaluation, treatment, education and support to patients who experienced hypertension disorder (high blood pressure) during pregnancy and delivered at, or were transferred to YNHH.

Patients can begin the program during their 4th trimester (postpartum period).

Appointments are available with MITEY team members Mondays – Fridays, between 7:30 am – 4 pm. Telehealth or in-person appointments are available.

Family Centered Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome Program

Yale New Haven Hospital provides counseling to prenatal patients with opioid use disorder to help them prepare for labor, delivery and the postpartum care.

Visits will be a one-hour telehealth visit or in-person visit, depending on the patient’s preference. Prenatal patients and their care partner(s) are encouraged to attend.

Project MotherCare location

789 Howard Avenue, New Haven
Basement level – Tompkins
New Haven, CT 06519

Contact information

Phone: 203-688-9159, select option 3
Fax: 203-688-2970

Yale School of Medicine

Yale New Haven Health is proud to be affiliated with the prestigious Yale University and its highly ranked Yale School of Medicine.