Augusta, NOVA, & Richmond Chapter Director Openings

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Augusta, NOVA, & Richmond Chapter Director Openings Birth Matters Virginia www.birthmatters.us Do you have a passion for pregnancy and birth? Do you want to help offer a great resource to birthing families in your community? Birth Matters Virginia needs YOU to help sustain and/or revitalize our Augusta, NOVA, and Richmond Chapters by serving as a […]

Evidence-Based Maternity Care Links

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A few rock star Birth Matters Virginia members formed an Evidence-Based Maternity Care Link Roundup group. Their goal was to create an easily accessible PDF document full of links on pertinent topics in maternity care, pregnancy, and postpartum care to share evidence-based information with our members.  A huge thank you to everyone who put their […]

Locust Grove Wellness

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Business Name: Locust Grove Wellness Contact: Cynthia Thomas Address: Locust Grove, VA Telephone: (203) 300-70576 Email: locustgrovewellness@gmail.com Website: Locust Grove Wellness Professional Therapeutic Massage Therapy and Specializing in Prenatal and Postnatal Massage as well as Pediatric Massage Therapy

Birthing Babies VA LLC

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Business Name: Birthing Babies VA LLC Contact: Blake Slusser Address: (Not provided) Telephone: (804) 761-8008 Email: Birthingbabiesva@gmail.com Website: Birthing Babies VA LLC Lamaze childbirth classes for parents. Lamaze Accredited Childbirth Educator Training for birth workers seeking Lamaze certification.

Whispering Willow Birth Services

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Business Name: Whispering Willow Birth Services Contact: Meagan Griffin Address: Norfolk, Virginia  Telephone: (757) 739-0575 Email: meagangriffin@whisperingwillowbirthservices.com Website: Whispering Willow Birth Services Placenta Encapsulation, Labor & Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula  

Gentle Waves Birth Service

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Business Name: Gentle Waves Birth Service Contact: Keira Curtis Address: Hampton Roads, VA Telephone: (757) 603-5964 Email: gentlewavesdoula15@gmail.com Website: Gentle Waves Birth Service I am a birth doula professionally trained through DONA International, providing doula services and placenta encapsulation to expectant mothers in Hampton Roads. I am also rebozo certified and specialize in hypnobirthing for a comfortable […]

Captured by Anna Marie

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Business Name: Captured By AnnaMarie Contact: Anna Esposito Address: Not Provided Telephone: Not Provided Email: capturedbyannamarie@gmail.com Website: Captured By AnnaMarie I am a birth and baby photographer that has had 3 children of my own. I serve the Charlottesville, Richmond, and Fredericksburg areas.  Find all providers from the main page: Provider List

Membership Drive Offers Incentives to Get Involved

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Have you been thinking about joining (or re-joining) Birth Matters but keep putting it off? Love the work Birth Matters does to support mothers, promote  midwives, and all things evidence based birth?  Well, delay no longer, your time has come. Birth Matters’ first annual membership drive kicks off September 1 with a goal to engage […]

Nominations are In!

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Birth Matters is so excited to have a terrific slate of Chapter Directors, Executive Board Members, and At Large Volunteers for the April 30. 2016 Elections.  This is going to be a powerhouse team working to accomplish great things for birth in the state of Virginia. Below are introductions to your representatives.  Please become familiar […]

Cultural Competency in Birth Workshop

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Together with Mercy in Action Founder and Director Vicki Penwell, Birth Matters Virginia will offer NARM Approved Cultural Competency Course in Richmond VA on Saturday March 19. This in-person learning opportunity is being offered with the support from Bon Secours Love and Learn and will held at their Family Learning Center at Innslake from 1pm […]

Buy Tickets Today!

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Where:  CitySpace, Downtown Mall, 100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA   When: Sunday, November 8, 2015 Time: 2:00PM Cost: $25 for member and $35 for non-members The keynote speaker for this year’s celebration will be Jennie Joseph At this incredible event, birth advocates come together to thank and recognize individuals who are working to improve birth […]

Spend a Day Learning from Jennie Joseph, LM, CPM, CEO/Director Commonsense Childbirth

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Maternal Child Health (MCH) Specialist Training with Jennie Joseph, LM, CPM, Director/CEO Commonsense Childbirth   MCH is a training and certification program that equips health navigators, community health workers,outreach personnel, care coordinators, home visitors, doulas, childbirth educators, lactation educators, nurses, midwives, and physicians to understand their local and regional resources. This training provides the ways […]

Nominate your Favorite Birth Advocate Today

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Please help select the Birth Matters Advocate of the year by sending your nomination to bmva.state@gmail.com by September 22 at 11:59PM. The Birth Matters Advocate of the Year is  a man or woman who is helping, in his or her own way, to change birth outcomes in Virginia. This person may be a titled professional […]

Sponsor the Advocate of the Year Award Celebration

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Looking for tickets? The 2015 Birth Matters Advocate of the Year Celebration will be Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 2:00PM CitySpace (100 5th Street NE in Charlottesville, Virginia ) Sponsoring the Advocate of the Year Award Celebration is a great opportunity to support work you value, and to spread the word about your business to […]

Tickets on Sale Now l 2015 Advocate of the Year Award Celebration featuring Jennie Joseph, LM, CPM

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  Where:  CitySpace, Downtown Mall, 100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA   When: Sunday, November 8, 2015 Time: 2:00PM Cost: $25 for member and $35 for non-members The keynote speaker for this year’s celebration will be Jennie Joseph At this incredible event, birth advocates come together to thank and recognize individuals who are working to improve […]

Acupuncture Works Williamsburg

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Business Name: Acupuncture Works Contact: Brigitte Fox Address: 362 McLaws  Circle, Suite 2, Williamsburg, VA 23185 Phone:  757-565-5611 Email:  admin@acuworks.hrcoxmail.com Website:  Acupuncture Works Williamsburg Acupuncture Works is a full-service Acupuncture Clinic, which serves the Williamsburg, Yorktown and Newport News Virginia area in two locations. We offer traditional Chinese Medicine, Herbal Remedies and Bodywork Find all […]