General Resources

Infant Risk Center | 806-352-2519

Founded by Dr. Hale and who has dedicated his career to research on medication for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. If you have any question about what medications you can take while breastfeeding or how long you need to wait before breastfeeding after taking a medication this hotline is for you!

Dr Jack Newman

Dr. Jack Newman is a pediatrician who specializes in breastfeeding. This website has many wonderful videos and info sheets about breastfeeding.

La Leche League

This resource will help you find your local La Leche League (LLL) Chapter. (LLL) provides free support for breastfeeding through monthly chapter meetings as well as phone calls with local leaders.

ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc.)

A nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, support of recover, and promoting VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean).

 

Postpartum Support Virginia

Find information about local support groups and other resources for Perinatal Mood Disorders. Connected Birth co-facilitates local PPSVA support groups with other PPSVA volunteers.

Infant Development Program

This program called PEID is an early intervention program for infants and toddlers with developmental delays. Screening and eligibility are free. Parents are often the first to know their baby needs extra attention. Call if you think your child needs services.


Resources by area

Babywearing

Greater Fredericksburg area
Northern Virginia
Washington D.C.

Support Groups

Northern Virginia
Washington D.C.