Baby Cafe

Southcoast Health Center for Women's Health, 300B Faunce Corner Road
Dartmouth, MA 02747
Phone: 508-973-2208

About this Location

Baby Cafe is a free drop-in center offering support to pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and assistance from specially trained lactation consultants and WIC peer counselors. The center also provides refreshments, comfortable seating and play areas for accompanying toddlers. This program is led by Uma Harinarayanan, M.D., Southcoast Health Obstetrician/Gynecologist and is one of over 100 Baby Cafe centers around the world.

Specialties and Services


  • Women's Health

Service Settings

  • Family Support Services
  • Self Help, Peer Support, Community Support Groups


  • Community Resources and Supportive Services

Evidence-Based Treatments and Special Programs

Free professional and peer support for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers

  • Lactation support and education
  • WIC peer counselors
  • Baby weight checks
  • Breastfeeding assessment
  • 'Mom to mom' sharing of experiences, tips, techniques and more


  • N/A


  • Not Provided

Referral and Intake Process

Referral Process

Walk in services, no appointment needed

Dartmouth center hours: Tuesdays from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Please note: an additional Baby Cafe is held on Thursdays from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Southcoast Health Obstetrics and Gynecology, 543 North Street in New Bedford.

Intake Process

For more information, please call 508-973-2208 or email questions to

Eligibility and Insurance


Eligible Gender:
Other Elgibility Criteria:


  • N/A