Meet the Midwife


Meet the Midwife, Alexandria Midwife L.C.: Homebirth information sessions:

"Planning your birth, pregnancy, or just curious about well woman, maternity care, and birth outside of the hospital setting - please join licensed midwife Camilla for this free Q&A and learn more about midwifery care in her practice. 

Please RSVP camilla@alexandriamidwife.com

Event is located in the Fairlington neighborhood at The ChiroGroup office: 4910B 31st Street South, Arlington VA 22206

Children are welcome, and do not require an rsvp"


Meet the Doula(s)


Weekly Meet the Doula event in Southern Arlington Virginia through individual free consultations to learn more about what doulas do - facilitated by an experienced (500+ births) and double certified (DONA & toLabor) doula that serves all Washington DC Virginia and Maryland Hospital

Partners, friends, and family members (including children and little ones) are welcome.


Doula Workshops (free to all current and past clients)


 

Where: Arlington Virginia 

When: Monthly, usually the fourth Sunday of the month (see below)

Interested in attending a Birth Workshop? Planning for the Postpartum & Breastfeeding Support Group, Overcoming Fear and Preparing for a Postive Birth, The Birth Partner - all rotating topics open to Revel Birth clients for free and facilitated by The District Doulas at the Alexandria office. 

June 28th from 11:30AM-2:30PM on Overcoming Fear & Planning a Positive Birth

July 19th 11:30AM-2:30PM on Preparing for Postpartum & Breastfeeding

Aug 23rd from 11:30AM - 2:30PM on The Birth Partner


Other Links

Please ask more for more resources on doulas, support after neonatal death, stillbirth, EXHALE, beyond choice, bodywork, therapists, counselors, alternative therapies, chiropractic care, acupuncture, prenatal yoga, exercise, diet, lifestyle and wellness, pediatricians, endocrinology, midwives, OBGYN, hospital, including low-cost options or aid, etc. 

White Ribbon Alliance - http://www.whiteribbonalliance.org/

International Women's Health Coalition - http://iwhc.org

Women Deliver - http://www.womendeliver.org/

MADREhttp://www.madre.org

Our Bodies, Ourselves - http://www.ourbodiesourselves.org

International  Confederation of Midwives - http://www.internationalmidwives.org/projects-programmes/

Midwifery Model of Carehttp://cfmidwifery.org/mmoc/

Midwives Alliance Core Competencieshttp://www.mana.org/about-us/core-competencies

The North American Registry of Midwives - http://narm.org

The American College of Nurse-Midwiveshttps://www.midwife.org

World Health Organization - http://www.who.int/en/

National Institutes for health - http://www.nih.gov

UNICEF - http://www.unicef.org/

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - http://www.usaid.gov/

State of the World's Children 2009

http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/lib.nsf/db900SID/JBRN-7NBDCM?OpenDocument

http://www.unicef.org/sowc09/

Global Health E-Learning Center - http://www.globalhealthlearning.org/login.cfm

Safe Motherhood

http://www.safemotherhood.org/

http://www.pathfind.org/site/PageServer?pagename=WalkWithUs_video

http://www.accesstohealth.org/toolres/pubs.htm#bpmnc

http://www.unfpa.org/mothers/

March of Dimes - http://www.marchofdimes.com

Society for Participatory Medicine - http://participatorymedicine.org

CDC - http://www.cdc.gov

CDC Delivery Statshttp://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/delivery.htm

Agency for Healthcare & Research Quality - http://www.ahrq.gov

Informed Medicical Decisions Associationhttp://www.informedmedicaldecisions.org

The LeapFrog, discussing hospital surveys - http://www.leapfroggroup.org/patients/tooearlydeliveries

Single Moms choosing to be mothershttp://www.choicemoms.org

Prevention and Treatment of Traumatic Childbirth http://pattch.org

Healing after traumatic Birth http://www.solaceformothers.org

Moms of Multipleshttp://www.momsofmultiples.org

Lorenne McCormick CMT
www.myprenatalmassage.com

Prenatal Yoga class on Tuesdays @ EaseYoga:

http://www.easeyogacafe.com

 

Postpartum Support - http://postpartumva.org

DC-MD-VA Perinatal Mental Health Resource Guide - http://www.dmvpmhresourceguide.com

Aurora Raiten - Licensed Acupuncture & massage

Dr. Andrino, Specific Chiropractor and Prenatal Methods: 703.933.8686

Newborn + PP classes: http://yogabirthandbeyond.com/Home/understanding-your-newborn/

Childbirth Education

ICEAhttp://www.icea.org

Hypnobirthhttp://www.hypnobirthing.com

Sharon Stevenson (also has a lovely prenatal yoga w/ education, postpartum mommy and newborn yoga, and understanding your newborn class) - http://yogabirthandbeyond.com/Home/

Stephanie Kraft - http://www.stephaniekraft.net

Lindsey Vick (also a doula) - http://sunflowerswellness.com/wellness-services/hypnobirthing/

Laura Marks(also does Massage), Michelle Kim, Brittany Averill (all 3 also doulas)

Lori Nicholson- http://www.joyfulbirthhypnobirthing.com

Birthworks - http://www.birthworks.org/site/ 

Susan Messina - http://www.susanmessina.com

Bradleyhttp://www.bradleybirth.com/Directory.aspx

Birthing From Withinhttp://www.birthingfromwithin.com

Susan Lucas - http://www.wisebirthways.com/prenatal-classes.html

Lamazehttp://www.lamazeinternational.org

Cara Crowe - http://www.caracrowebirthworker.com/childbirth-classes/

MamatotoVillagehttp://www.mamatotovillage.org/

La Leche League - http://lllvawv.org/breastfeeding-help/nova/

Holistic Mothering, Joanna Eddy - http://www.holisticmotheringgroup.comKellyMom - http://kellymom.com

The Baby Wearer Forumhttp://thebabywearer.com

Childbirth Connection 

https://www.childbirthconnection.org/article.asp?ck=10456

The cost of having a baby in The United States

http://transform.childbirthconnection.org/reports/cost/

Choosing a Caregiver

https://www.childbirthconnection.org/article.asp?ClickedLink=247&ck=10158&area=27

Consumer Reports - http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/2012/05/what-to-reject-when-you-re-expecting/index.htm

Cesarean Local, Statistics for your local hospital - http://www.ourrealvillage.com/cesareanlocal

Jen Kamel's VBAC Facts - http://vbacfacts.com

International Cesarean Awareness Network - http://ican-online.org/vbac/home

Northern Virginia Chapter of International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)http://www.icanofnova.org

MANA's Homebirth Study - http://mana.org/blog/home-birth-safety-outcomes

Rainbow Familieshttp://www.rainbowfamiliesdc.org

Childcare Coop, DChttp://coopdc.org/coop-directory/