Consumer Advocacy Groups
Improve birth outcomes and lower social and economic costs through access to education, dissemination of evidence, and the sharing of personal narrative.
A circle of trust and support for pregnant women and partners interested in or seeking an un-medicated hospital birth and parents desiring to share their birth stories.
Commonwealth Parenting Center
Facilitator: Emily Bruno
Last Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm at Oriental Medicine Specialists 5500 Monument Ave, Suite Richmond, VA 23226
To help mothers connect, share, and cope in the first few years after a baby is born.
Walk-in maternity care for uninsured, low-income, and disadvantaged pregnant people
Dedicated to ensuring that low-income and disadvantaged pregnant people can receive the care needed to support a healthy birth outcome.
Coffee Chat Mamas
(conversation for moms and babies who need to get out of the house and meet other moms and babies).
2nd Wednesday at 10 a.m., Stir Crazy Cafe, 4015 MacArthur Ave, hosted by Erica Angert, PCD(DONA),email@example.com
4th Wednesday at 10 a.m., 14051 St Francis Blvd, Midlothian, VA 23114, hosted by McRae Brittingham, CPD, firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Tuesday of the month, 7 -8:30 pm
Clover in Carytown, contact email@example.com
River City VBAC Support and Cesarean Prevention
2nd Thurs at 7:30
No website but a closed FB group- you have to ask to join
Better Bodies Chiropractic right behind Johnston Willis
Mary Callender 804-382-8222
Greater Richmond area chapters.
Mothers of Preschoolers; Several chapters located in RVA.
Stay-at-home mothers of color. VAChapter Coordinator: Virginia@mochamoms.org
Family Empowerment Initiative with fatherhood/ father support groups, parenting education, supportive services for men.
Top Richmond Parenting Websites
Teaches proactive parenting skills through quality education, communication and support.
Richmondmom.com is an online magazine.
La Leche League – Richmond Metro Area
New Parent Support Program – Fort Lee Army Community Service Station
RVA Breastfeeds - Breastfeeding support and resources in and around Richmond
Women, Infants’ and Children’s Program (WIC) – Chesterfield County
Women, Infants’ and Children’s Program (WIC) – Richmond City Health District
Postpartum Depression (PPD) support group
3rd Friday of every month 10-11am. Babies in arms welcome.
For more details and to confirm attendance, contact McKenzie Casad, LCSW at firstname.lastname@example.org
Support Meetings for MISS RVA are currently held every 3rd Monday of the month 7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
This group is open to parents grieving the death of a child of any age
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church-1101 Forest Avenue, Richmond VA 23229
Facilitator Karla Helbert, contact email@example.com
Pregnancy After Loss Group
For grieving moms who are currently pregnant, trying, or thinking of trying, to become pregnant after a loss.
Every 2nd Thursday of the month 7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church- 1101 Forest Avenue, Richmond VA 23229
Facilitator Amy Mercurio, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Pregnancy and infant loss support group
For those grieving the death of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, infant death or medical termination.
1st Thursday of the month
6:45pm – 7:45pm
HCA VA – Henrico Doctors Hospital
Forest medical center- 7611 Forest Avenue, Suite #320, Henrico, VA 23229
Facilitator Anna Regan, MSW, email Ann.email@example.com or call 804-977-5862