Parenting Resources

Parenting your new baby is the most important job you will ever have. It is also the hardest! That’s why you will love getting the information you can trust, connections to resources in your community, and an extra boost of confidence from the Maine Families program.

Maine Families Welcome Videos

Please take a moment to review our introductory videos, available in several languages.

Child Development and Parent-Child Interactions

Development-Centered Parenting Topics

Family Well-Being

Additional Resources

For more information about the resources listed on this page, please contact Jennifer Doherty, Maine Families Mid-Coast Program Manager, at or Ruth Griffin, Maine Families Mid-Coast Program Supervisor, at

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is committed to providing home visiting and parent education to all families in Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc County, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, or veteran’s status.