New Parent Support Classes

Our parenting support group offers weekly newborn and breastfeeding guidance. Need help adjusting to your new baby? Feeding questions? Breastfeeding support and guidance? Want to learn about babywearing and infant massage? Have questions you want guidance with?


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Join our community breastfeeding and infant care educator, Mary Miller, for our weekly group Thursday from 11:30 -1:30 at Genesis, our Collective home in the Elmwood Village.
Mary Miller, MCH, CLC, CPD, CBC
Mary has a bachelor’s degree in interpersonal communications and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Rhode Island. She founded Holistic Parenting Network ( in 2011. She Attended Maternal Child Health (MCH) Specialist Training & Certification Program with Jennie Joseph and shadowed Dr. Jack Newman and his staff at International Breastfeeding Centre.
Mary is a birth and postpartum doula, receiving training from the Buffalo Doula Collective and ProDoula. She trained and certified as a Breastfeeding Counselor (CBC) with Breastfeeding USA.  She attended training on Tethered Oral Tissues and the Habilitation Care Team with Dr, Larry Kotlow, et al. and certified as a Lactation Counselor (CLC) with the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice. She hosted and Attended Understanding TOTs (Tethered Oral Tissues) with Dr. Larry Kotlow. She Opened the Breastfeeding Support Center of WNY in 2017.
Currently, Mary is adding to her expertise by undertaking a Master’s Degree program in Maternal Health and Lactation with a focus on the tongue-tied baby with Union Institute and University. Studies included three semesters of instruction and clinical supervision of Dr. Alison Hazelbaker, and an extended thesis was written on the topic of tongue tie, its diagnostic criteria and its controversy within the field.

Bring your questions and concerns about positioning and latch, sleep, and adjusting to life with your baby.

Mary will support and guide each step.

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Join a series of 5 classes for $150 or $35 to drop-in.

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