The Freedman Center at MSPP

The Freedman Center is honored to be chosen as one of the
"20 Enduring Heroes for Families"
The Boston Parents Paper’s
Best of the Best
The Family Advocate Awards

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Freedman Center

For Expectant Parents

The New Child Project

This two session series will help expectant parents:

  • Strengthen your friendship
  • Protect your relationship from the stresses of parenting
  • Develop strategies for parenting your baby together
  • Improve relationship satisfaction and maintain sexual and emotional connection

This series is facilitated by Dr Rob Straus (Psychologist) and Lorenza Holt (Childbirth Educator)

Next 2-Session Series:

2014 Dates TBD

Location: The Freedman Center at MSPP, One Wells Ave (Ground Floor), Newton MA 02459

Fee: $125/per couple, dinner included. Sliding scale fee available.

To register, please go to For more information, please contact Lorenza Holt at or 617-953-3606

In Collaboration with:
Boston Association for Childbirth Education
“The New Child Project”
At the Freedman Center for Child and Family Development/MSPP

Photos by Jenny Devereaux

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