Richmond has a vibrant and thriving birth community which is ever changing in its options! As doulas, one of our goals is to be able to offer the most up to date resources to our clients. Please email us at if there is a relevant resource that was inadvertently left off this list.


Home Birth Midwives

Richmond Birth Services
Nancy Giglio, CNM

Three Sisters Midwifery
Glenda Turner, CPM, LM
Adrianna Ross, CPM, LM

Mary Callendar, CPM LM

Embrace Birth
Linsey Kornya, CPM LM

birth centers

Embrace Birth Center
Corina Hossle, CPM LM
Linsey Kornya, CPM LM

Doula certifying organizations

Birthing From Within
Birth Arts Intl 
Ancient Song 
Doula Trainings Intl


Placenta Encapsulation

Richmond Placenta Encapsulation
Nicole Link-Troen

Cheyenne Varner

Language of Birth Collective
Elise Benoit

Virginia Baby Company
Chris Reiffer

Parent Groups

Local meet-up calendar

Hike it Baby RVA 

Cloth Diapering Education/ Cloth Rental Service 

Clover in Carytown


Midwifery at Chippenham Hospital

Midwifery at Henrico Doctors' Hospital

West End Midwifery, at Henrico Doctor's Hospital

The Woman's Center-Certified Nurse-Midwives, at St. Francis Hospital

VCU Health Midwives: Certified Nurse-Midwives at Nelson Clinic or Stony Point

Mental Health Providers (specializing in postpartum depression)

Healing Circle Counseling
Linda Zaffram, LCSW

Launchpad Counseling
Joy Brock, LCSW

Cypress Counseling
McKenzie Casad

The Postpartum Circle
For women suffering from postpartum depression and anxiety, facilitated by a LCSW. Email




Need Based Care

Richmond City Health Department

Richmond Healthy Start Initiative

Urban Baby Beginnings

Independent Childbirth EducatioN

Birthing From Within RVA

A Brighter Birth

Joyful Birth Services

Virginia Hypnobirthing

MyBirth RVA

Open Arms Birth Collective


Itsy Bitsy Yoga
Dorota Jastrzebska

with Laura Grace Zetlan

Prenatal & Baby & MeYoga

Om Powered Birth
Hilary Scribner

Peaceful Prenatal
Jessica Turner

Yoga Source
Mary Jo Lowery


Support for Partners

Boot Camp for New Dads



Gloria Miles, certified aromatherapist

Maternity, birth and newborn photography

Focus on Joy Photography
 Jessica Capozzola

Dragon Fly Family Services
Dorota Jastrzebska

Inner Strength Birthing
Alyson Mancini

Joyful Birth Services
Joy Kraynak

Ramey Doula Services
Kristi Ramey

Lactation Support

A Woman’s Place, IBCLC
*by appointment only

The Breastfeeding Clinic at VCU, IBCLC

New Family Doula
Carolyn Wilburt, RN, IBCLC

Little Heartbeats Lactation
Sonya Kibler, CLC

Joyful Start
Joy Funston, IBCLC

Melissa Yeager, CLE

A Better Latch
Melanie Headley, CLC

Happy Latch
Priscilla Moore, IBCLC, RN, BSN

Best Beginnings
Linda Chermside, RN, BSN, IBCLC
(804) 323-2229

Baby Wearing

Babywearing International

Acupressure & Acupuncture

Oriental Medicine Specialists
Keith Bell

Abigail Winter Lewis Massage & Doula Services

Pre/Postnatal fitness

Lift With Lindsey
Lindsey KIlgo, CPT

music therapy & education for the childbearing year

Megan Martin, MA, MT-BC
Music Therapy Assisted Childbirth Clinician
Healing Sounds RVA

Acupressure & Acupuncture



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