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.

This website 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/ofhs/childandfamily/ReproductiveHealth/pregnancy/resourceMothers/


Teen Parenting

Resource Mothers
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/richmond-city/resource-mothers/resource-mothers-program/

Prenatal Yoga

Yoga Source
http://www.yogarichmond.com

Ashtanga Yoga
http://www.ashtangayogarichmond.com

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

Nurture
http://www.nurturerva.org

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

VCU School of Nursing Doulas
804-828-3375

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

My Birth
www.mybirthrva.com

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

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