Founded in 1953, the Boston Association for Childbirth Education is one of the oldest community-based childbirth associations in the country.
BACE's mission is to make pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and parenting more informed and satisfying family experiences by providing ongoing education, emotional support, community service, and advocacy.
The Nursing Mothers' Council of BACE supports breastfeeding women. NMC-trained Counselors provide free breastfeeding support by phone and host free monthly Nursing Mothers’ Gatherings throughout Massachusetts. NMC hosts continuing education workshops throughout the year and an annual Breastfeeding Conference.
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With a vision of seeing childbirth and breastfeeding become universally recognized as natural and healthy, BACE & NMC work in the community to empower women and their families with the knowledge, skills, and support they need to make informed choices about all aspects of the parenting journey.
Listening to Mothers and Babies
Eugene Declercq, PhD
Oct 24, 2014