Early Parenthood Support

Here are some of our favorite organizations on the Peninsula which specialize in education about birth, child rearing and parenting habits.


Urban Sitter

We love Urban Sitter because it is a great resource for finding proven, trustworthy baby sitters and nannies. It's so easy to search for the availability of a sitter, then book and pay for them online.

Check out their website for more information.



Parenthoods is an amazing resource for local parents to meet up and share advice about their experiences parenting.

Visit the Parenthoods website for more information or download the app!



MomCo is another great resource for meeting other moms! It's a platform where you can connect with moms who have similar aged children and plan playdates or get support.

Visit their website or download their app for more information!



Blossom is a non­profit community ­based organization providing resources and support for a healthy, informed and confident pregnancy and parenting journey. Since 1999, Bay Area families have chosen Blossom as their trusted resource as they navigate the new world of pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

From the moment women find out they are pregnant to learning about their choices for childbirth and how to care for a newborn...in the quiet space of our yoga studio, to the boisterous fun of our fairs, Blossom is with women and their families, every step of the way.

Visit their website or visit them in person at 299 California Street in Palo Alto

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Dr. Sarah Mitchell

Dr. Sarah Mitchell is a Chiropractor by training who now finds fulfillment in helping parents get their kids to sleep through her sleep consulting practice, Helping Babies Sleep. Her coaching will teach you about your baby's sleep requirements by age, help you better understand your baby's needs, and put a plan in place that you can follow to achieve your personal sleep goals for your family.

Check out her website for more information.

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Parents Place

Parents Place is the Bay Area's leading family resource center.

They help families, caregivers, and educators support babies and children at all ages. Parents Place professionals offer parenting workshops, parent coaching and consultation, child behavior and school support, clinical and special needs services, parent/child activity groups, child and family therapy and a services for expectant and new parents.

Visit their website or check out their locations in Palo Alto or San Mateo.

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Day One Baby

Day One Baby is your preferred source for Prenatal, New Parent, & Toddler education; specializing in Lactation support, breast pump rentals, and essential baby products.

Visit their website or check out their store at 552 Waverley Street in Palo Alto.


Janada Clark

Looking for some help with morning or bedtime transitions? Are temper tantrums and dawdling getting to you?

Parent Educator Janada Clark MA offers helpful and loving parenting resources. Janada teaches classes from Love & Logic, a nationally recognized parenting program. Classes are scheduled at schools, organizations, churches, homes or privately. Please visit her website for more information.