After nearly 50 years in business, the Lamaze Family Center has announced that it will be closing its doors at the end of 2016. The Center has a had a big impact on the Ann Arbor community by offering evidence based education and support to families from pregnancy through preschool. The closing of the center is due to the organization being unable to cover the cost, will allow many of the support groups and classes to still be available. Prenatal classes, including free classes for expectant teen parents and mothers groups, will be offered by the newly formed Ann Arbor Baby Beginnings LLC (annarborbabybeginnings.com). Prenatal breastfeeding classes will continue to be offered by Debby Busick, IBCLC, RD through her new business Blessedfeeds Consulting LLC (blessedfeed.com). The Miscarriage and Newborn Loss Support Group will continue with the support of the University of Michigan Health System. Lamaze partners, Signing Smart and Kindermusik will continue to offer their programs at other locations in Ann Arbor.
The Lamaze Family Center will hold a farewell party on
November 13 (time TBA) at 2855 Boardwalk Dr.
To learn more about the upcoming changes visit lamazefamilycenter.org.