Richmond has a vibrant and thriving birth and postpartum 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.
Please note that this list is not a list of recommendations. Richmond Doulas is not specifically endorsing any of the services on the list, but merely attempting to provide an all-inclusive list of resources for the childbearing year in Richmond.


Home Birth Midwives

Embrace Birth
Corina Hossle, CPM, LM
Erin Parrish-Gibson, CNM

Mary Callendar, CPM LM

Richmond Birth Services
Nancy Giglio, CNM

River City Midwifery
Linsey Kornya, CPM, LM
Adrianna Ross, CPM, LM
Erin Parish-Gibson, CNM

Three Sisters Midwifery
Glenda Turner, CPM, LM

birth centers

Embrace Birth Center
Corina Hossle, CPM, LM
Erin Parrish-Gibson, CNM

River City Midwifery
Linsey Kornya, CPM, LM
Adrianna Ross, CPM, LM
Marinda Shindler

Doula certifying organizations

Birthing From Within
Birth Arts Intl 
Ancient Song 
Doula Trainings Intl


Placenta Encapsulation

A Brighter Birth
Jheny Cubero

Language of Birth Collective
Elise Benoit

Well Rounded Woman Care
Carlie Copal

Parent Groups

Baby Chat RVA

Local meet-up calendar

Hike it Baby RVA 

Cloth Diapering Education/ Cloth Rental Service 

Clover in Carytown


Joyful Birth Services

The Diverse Doula

Balance Within Therapies

Rachael Taylor Hagglund


Lisa LaCova-Bhat


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



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



Lactation Support

A Woman’s Place, IBCLC
*by appointment only

The Breastfeeding Clinic at VCU, IBCLC

New Family Doula
Carolyn Wilburt, RN, IBCLC
In-Home Lactation Support

Little Heartbeats Lactation
Sonya Kibler, CLC

Joyful Start
Joy Funston, IBCLC

Melissa Yeager, CLE

Richmond Birth and Baby
Kristi Ramey,CLC

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

Donna Westcott
A Sweet New Life Doula Services, LLC

Elise Benoit

Jhenyfeir Cubero
Ritual Rights

Pre/Postnatal fitness & Physical therapy

Postpartum Strong® Program
A program of Women's Health Physical Therapy

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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