Isis Parenting Center closing

Posted: 01/15/14 at 5:05 am EST      Last Updated: 01/15/14 at 7:44 pm EST

NEEDHAM, Mass. (WHDH) -- The Isis Parenting Center is closing its doors, leaving parents to look for other options.

The company's CEO sent out an email announcing the closure, but offered no explanation.

"Please know that we are committed to making every effort to manage through this process with professionalism and respect for what you have lost as well. We thank you in advance for your patience as we work through this incredibly difficult process with a skeleton crew left on the team,” said the CEO in the email.

Isis is an upscale maternity chain that sells baby products. The company also offered prenatal and early parenting classes that built a support system for new mothers.

The company was founded in Brookline 11 years ago. It has stores in Needham, Hanover, Downtown Boston and other areas in Massachusetts. It had recently expanded to Atlanta and Dallas.

Young mothers poured in and out of the Isis store in Arlington expressing sadness for the sudden closing announcement.

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