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Your Parenting Resource Connection

There are many resources available to support your journey of becoming a parent. This list includes both local and national resources to help families along the way.
The list below provides phone numbers and links to other websites maintained by other entities. References to any entity, product, service, or source of information that may be contained in this site should not be considered an endorsement.

Pregnancy

American Pregnancy Association
http://www.americanpregnancy.org

March of Dimes 
http://www.marchofdimes.org

TheBump.com - Pregnancy, Parenting and Baby Information
http://www.thebump.com

Mommy Meds
http://www.mommymeds.com

Physicians Drug Reference 
http://www.drugs.com/drug_information.html


Teen Pregnancy Support

Resource Mothers 
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/family-home-visiting/resource-mothers-program/


Teen Parenting

Resource Mothers
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/family-home-visiting/resource-mothers-program/


Prenatal Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga
http://www.ashtangayogarichmond.com

Project Yoga Richmond
http://www.projectyogarichmond.org

Nurture
http://www.nurturerva.org

My Birth
www.mybirthrva.com


Find A Doula

Richmond Doulas
http://www.richmonddoulas.org

Doula Match
http://www.doulamatch.net

Dona International 
http://www.dona.org

To Labor 
http://www.tolabor.com

Birthing From Within, Richmond
www.adirabirthservices.com/birthing-from-within-classes

My Birth
www.mybirthrva.com

A Brighter Birth
http://www.abrighterbirth.com

Birth in Color RVA
facebook.com/Birthincolorrva


Childbirth

Childbirth Connection
http://www.childbirthconnection.org

Spinning Babies - Easier Childbirth with Fetal Positioning 
http://www.spinningbabies.com

Lamaze® International 
http://www.lamaze.org/HealthyBirthPractices


Childbirth Classes & Educators

VCU Health Family Life Education
Download a PDF of the schedule of classes & tours 
804-828-4409

A Brighter Birth
http://www.abrighterbirth.com

Lamaze® International
http://www.lamaze.org

Birthworks International®
http://www.birthworks.org

The Bradley Method®
http://www.bradleybirth.com

HypnoBirthing®
http://www.hypnobirthing.com

The International Childbirth Education Association
http://www.icea.org

My Birth
www.mybirthrva.com


Prenatal Chiropractic Care

Atlee Chiropractic Center
http://www.atleechiropractic.com

Holland Family Chiropractic

www.hollandfamilychiropractic.com


Acupuncture

Oriental Medicine Specialists P.C.
http://www.orientalmedicinespecialists.com


Breastfeeding Support

VCU Health Lactation Services Warm Line
804-828-2952

Lactation Clinic at the Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU 
804-828-2467
http://www.chrichmond.org/Services/Lactation-Services.htm

VCU Health Postpartum Breastfeeding Support Group
804-828-4409

Best Beginnings
804-323-2229

La Leche League of Virginia 
http://www.lllvawv.org

International Lactation Consultant Association®
http://www.ilca.org

KellyMom.com - Evidence-based information on breastfeeding and parenting
http://www.kellymom.com

Lactmed® drug interaction database for breastfeeding mothers
http://www.toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/lactmed.htm

WIC (Women, Infants & Children) 
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/wicbreastfeeding/


Postpartum Depression Support

A Mother's Guide to Postpartum Depression

Una guía para la madre sobre la depresión posparto


Parenting

Richmond Mom
http://www.RichmondMom.com

Commonwealth Parenting 
http://www.c-mor.org/full-menu/commonwealth-parenting/

Children's Health Improving Parents (CHIP)
804-233-2850
http://www.chipofvirginia.org

Family Lifeline / Healthy Families 
804-249-5414
http://www.familylifeline.org


Women's Health

Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.womenshealth.gov


Domestic Violence

Greater Richmond Regional Hotline for Domestic, Intimate Partner and/or Sexual Violence
804-612-6126

Family Violence & Sexual Assault Virginia Hotline
800-838-8238


Opioids and Childbirth

Childbirth, Breastfeeding and Infant Care: Opiates, Methadone, Buprenorphine