Margaret Breen RN, MS, CCE
Owner and Founder, New Arrival Educators, LLC
Margaret has spent more than two decades guiding families through the transition into parenthood. With over 25 years experience as a Registered Nurse and 10 years experience as a Certified Childbirth Educator, Margaret is a font of much-needed information for new moms and dads.
Preparing mothers-to-be and their partners for labor, birth, and the first weeks home with a new baby is Margaret's passion. As a Registered Nurse, she knows that knowledgeable and empowered patients often experience less fear and anxiety during birth, and feel more confident and secure with their newborns. As a wife and mother of three, she understands the many challenges new parents face. She aims to smooth the way with gentle guidance, trusted advice and emotional support.
Margaret started NEW ARRIVAL EDUCATORS, LLC, a perinatal education company located in the greater Boston area and online in 2014. Partnering with Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Tufts Women's Care South in Braintree, MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham, Allied Pediatrics in Braintree, Mamas Move in Norwell and Babies R Us in Braintree to offer perinatal education and support to new parents. By 2015, she proudly added two more valuable programs supporting new parents: 1) New Arrival Educators' New Parents Work Program, a perinatal education and support program, provided as a wellness benefit
by companies to their new parent/employee. 2) New Arrival Educators' Breastfeeding Support Program offering breastfeeding education classes and lactation support by phone, Skype or "In-Home" IBCLC lactation visits from Greater Boston to Cape Cod. In 2016, theNew Arrival Educators Blog was launched, providing even more expert advice and guidance from the New Arrival Educators Team.
Prior to New Arrival Educators, she was the Childbirth Education Program Manager for Isis Parenting in Boston, Massachusetts and was responsible for 23 class locations in 3 states, including major medical centers in Boston, Atlanta, and Dallas/Fort Worth. Margaret also worked as an Early Parenting Educator at Isis Parenting; as a Maternal-Child Staff Nurse, Childbirth and Early Parenting Educator at South Shore Hospital, Weymouth, Massachusetts and as the Assistant Nurse Manager of a High Risk Antepartum and Postpartum Unit at St. Francis Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut. She began her career as a Staff Nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital after earning her Bachelor of Science from Boston College and later her Masters in Nursing Administration from the University of Connecticut.