Best Start Parenting Center is here for involved parents
who insist on the best for their baby!
We provide classes trained by caring professionals, medical quality breast pumps to meet you and your baby’s needs, and support before and after your baby arrives from our International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, who is also a registered nurse.
You want accurate, research-based, up to date information. When breastfeeding needs help, our support and medical quality breast pumps can save the day!
New Articles and Research
Without power? No refrigeration? The American Academy of Pediatrics states: In an emergency • There may be no clean drinking water. • There may be no sterile environment. • It may be impossible to ensure cleaning and sterilization of feeding utensils. The cleanest,...read more
A sweet mother called this week, worried because her milk supply is too low. Her baby cries and is no longer satisfied. We talked a while and she said she has been breastfeeding according to the information in the book ‘Babywise’. Her baby was 4 to 5 months old,...read more
The goal of the Birth by the Numbers website is to present accurate, up-to-date information on childbirth practices and outcomes in the United States and other countries. We strive to make timely data accessible and understandable to key audiences, including...read more
“Best Start has been a life saver for me. As a brand new mom I had no clue breastfeeding would be so difficult. After working with Jane and the staff here it is no only natural and easy, but enjoyable. I feel so fortunate to be able to have this experience with my very healthy and happy breastfed daughter!”Amanda Council
“I wanted to express my sincere appreciation for all your help during the first weeks of my son’s life. Jane Bradshaw was so very helpful in answering questions and providing advice on improving our latch-on technique, going well beyond the call of duty. Best Start is a wonderful resource for the local community. Without your help, many mothers would give up breastfeeding during those critical first weeks.”Miranda Stott
“I am SO grateful I took the breastfeeding class at Best Start! I have been breastfeeding my baby for a month with NO pain! I had tremendous pain with my first child. Learning how to position and latch him on correctly made all the difference.”Kim Davis