Local Resources

Child Birth Education

A Brighter Birth Melanie Headley CBE, CLC (804)874.4442 melanie@abrighterbirth.com

Birthing From Within Cat Ennis Sears (804)399.1135 cat.ennis@gmail.com

Eden's Garden Birth Amy Blake Rollagas (804)869.1225 private classes only

The Healthy Birth Heather McLees-Frazier (804)833.4474 Hmfdoula@gmail.com

RVA Hypnobirthing Joy Kraynak (804)337.7657 rvahypnobirthing@gmail.com

FullCircle Childbirth Consultants Kathy Stewart, RN, BSN, IBCLC, LCCE

MyBirth MyBirth, LLC (804)404.9655

Lactation Consultants

A Better Latch Melanie Headley CBE, CLC (804)874.4442 melanie@abetterlatch.com

A Gentle Welcome Melissa Yeager CBD, CLC (804)385.2100 agentlewelcome@gmail.com

Nutured Family Consulting Becki Pembleton (831)324.3806 becki@nuturedfamilycounseling.com

Best Beginnings Linda Chermside, IBCLC, RN, BSN (804)323.BABY or (804)378.9678

Connected Birth, LLC Kate Noon, CLC (804)709.6015 katenoon@breastfeed.love

A Women's Place (by appointment only) Tammy Rockwell 4121 Cox Rd Suite 110, Glen Allen, VA 23060 (804)545.1665 By Appointment Only

Support Groups

Birth Talk Birth Circle Support circle for families interested in having a natural, unmedicated hospital birth First Monday of every month at 6:30pm A Brighter Birth 112 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23221

Richmond Birth Circle Home birth support circle Therese Hak-Kuhn (804)320.0607

Mothering Circle First Tuesday of every month from 7-8:30pm Clover-Carytown 3024 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221 sarah.allenshort@gmail.com

Postpartum Depression Circle Third Friday of every month from 10-11am mcasadcypress@aol.com (email for location)

ICAN of Richmond Last Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm Emily Bruno and Nicole Link-Troen Oriental Medicine Specialists 5500 Monument Ave Suite, Richmond, VA 23226

Healing from Birth 4th Wednesday of every month from 6-7:30pm 8401 C Mayland Drive, Richmond, VA 23294 Linda Zaffram, LCSW. lzaffram@helingcirclecounseling.com (804)482.0852 Fee per group as it is a psychoeducational and process group

Mama to Mama Coffee Chat

1st Friday at 1pm at Babies 'R' Us 13315 Rittenhouse Dr, Midlothian, VA 23112 Hosted by McRae Brittingham, CPD auntmcrae@gmail.com

2nd Wednesday at 10am at Stir Crazy Cafe 4015 MacArthur Ave Hosted by Erica Angert, PCD(DONA) ericathedoula@gmail.com

3rd Tuesday at 10am at Perk! 2622 Buford Rd, Bon Air, VA 23235 Hosted by Melissa Davis melissa@babyyours.com

4th Wednesday at 10am 14051 St. Francis Blvd, Midlothian, VA 23114 Hosted by McRae Brittingham, CPD auntmcrae@gmail.com