Upcoming Birth Related Events: March through June

By: Gloria Miles

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Want to know a little more about the upcoming events, classes, or workshops coming in the next several months regarding birth? Below are a list of classes, groups, workshops, and get togethers for moms, doulas, CBEs, and anyone interested in birth, postpartum, and breastfeeding. If you know of any upcoming events that are not listed, let us know and post a comment with name, date, and location!

Every event name has a hyperlink that leads to the webpage or Facebook event page with all related information, including location and sign up information. 

***These events may or may not have costs associated with them.  Some may require preregistration.  

March Events

Side by Side: Working with LBGTQ Pregnant Folks and Parents
MyBirth and Friends of Side by Side
March 7, 6 p.m - 9 p.m.

Embracing the Adventure of Breastfeeding
Embrace Birth Center
Mar 10, 10 a.m.

Low Intervention Birth Class
MyBirth
March 10, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Baby Chat-North Side
Stir Crazy Cafe
March 14, 10-11:30 a.m.

Prenatal Car Seat Check with McRae Brittingham, CPD
Babies R Us, Short Pump
March 17, 6PM
Recurs every 3rd Saturday

Be Preparedish-Meet with a Certified Postpartum Doula, Tips, Tricks & Resources
Babies R Us, Short Pump
March 19 7pm
Recurs every 3rd Monday

Baby Chat-Bon Air
Perk Cafe
March 20, 10-11:30 a.m.

Birth Circle
Embrace Birth Center
March 23 9:30 a.m.

Student Doula Mentoring Program
Urban Baby Beginnings
March 24, 11-12 p.m.

NRP with Karen Strange
NOVA Natural Birth Center
March 24 8:45-4:45 p.m. 

Breastfeeding Support Group with McRae Brittingham, CPD
Babies R Us, Short Pump
March 27, 6:30-7:30
Recurs every 4th Tuesday

Baby Chat-Church Hill
Captain Buzzy's Beanery
March 27, 10-11:30 a.m.
Recurs every 4th Tuesday

April Events

La Leche League of Richmond
MyBirth
April 3, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Breastfeeding Basics
Bon Secours
April 7, 1-4 p.m.

Embracing the Adventure of Breastfeeding
Embrace Birth Center
April 7 10 a.m.

Interprofessional Collaboration Workshop
Virginia Baptist Hospital
April 14 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Be Preparedish-Meet with a Certified Postpartum Doula, Tips, Tricks & Resources
Babies R Us, Short Pump
April 16 7pm
Recurs every 3rd Monday

Baby Chat-Bon Air
Perk Cafe
April 17, 10-11:30 a.m.

Birthing from Within Childbirth Classes
At Three Sisters Midwifery
Starting April 18 (4 week series) 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. 

Birth Assistant Training
NOVA Natural Birth Center
April 20-22 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Prenatal Car Seat Check with McRae Brittingham, CPD
Babies R Us, Short Pump
April 20, 6PM
Recurs every 3rd Saturday

Cesarean Birth Class
Bon Secours
April 21, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Birth and Baby Fair
Science Museum of Virginia
April 21 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Peace Filled Mama Play Shop
MyBirth
April 21 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

Hypnobirthing
Joyful Birth Services
April 23, 10-12:30 p.m. (series)

Breastfeeding Support Group with McRae Brittingham, CPD
Babies R Us, Short Pump
April 24, 6:30-7:30
Recurs every 4th Tuesday

Baby Chat-Church Hill
Captain Buzzy's Beanery
April 24, 10-11:30 a.m.
Recurs every 4th Tuesday

Birth Circle
Embrace Birth Center
April 27 9:30 a.m.

May Events

La Leche League Meeting
MyBirth
May 1, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Birth After Cesarean Class
MyBirth
May 2, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. 

Baby Chat-Bon Air
Perk Cafe
May 15, 10-11:30 a.m.

Prenatal Car Seat Check with McRae Brittingham, CPD
Babies R Us, Short Pump
May 18, 6PM
Recurs every 3rd Saturday

Embracing the Adventure of Breastfeeding
Embrace Birth Center
May 19 10:00 a.m.

Be Preparedish-Meet with a Certified Postpartum Doula, Tips, Tricks & Resources
Babies R Us, Short Pump
May 21 7pm
Recurs every 3rd Monday

Breastfeeding Support Group with McRae Brittingham, CPD
Babies R Us, Short Pump
May 22 6:30-7:30
Recurs every 4th Tuesday

Birth Circle
Embrace Birth Center
May 25 9:30 a.m.

Baby Chat-Church Hill
Captain Buzzy's Beanery
May 29, 10-11:30 a.m.
Recurs every 4th Tuesday

June Events

La Leche League Class
MyBirth
June 5, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Hypnobirthing Classes
Joyful Birth Services
June 11, 7-9:30 p.m. (series)

Prenatal Car Seat Check with McRae Brittingham, CPD
Babies R Us, Short Pump
June 15, 6PM
Recurs every 3rd Saturday

Embracing the Adventure of Breastfeeding
Embrace Birth Circle
June 16 10 a.m.

Be Preparedish-Meet with a Certified Postpartum Doula, Tips, Tricks & Resources
Babies R Us, Short Pump
June 18 7pm
Recurs every 3rd Monday

Baby Chat-Bon Air
Perk Cafe
June 19, 10-11:30 a.m.

Breastfeeding Support Group with McRae Brittingham, CPD
Babies R Us, Short Pump
June 26, 6:30-7:30
Recurs every 4th Tuesday

Baby Chat-Church Hill
Captain Buzzy's Beanery
June 26, 10-11:30 a.m.
Recurs every 4th Tuesday

Birth Circle
Embrace Birth Center
June 29 9:30 a.m.