Community Resources & Referrals
Common Ground Healing Arts: Sliding-scale acupuncture, massage, yoga, and meditation at Charlottesville non-profit community wellness center
The Women's Initiative: Mental health services: free walk-in clinic, individual counseling, support groups, mind body classes
truPilates: Charlottesville pilates studio with prenatal and postpartum specific support
Spinning Babies: stretches and techniques to improve fetal positioning, so that birth goes more smoothly. Check out the Daily Activities for Pregnancy, Your Pregnancy Week-by-Week, the Daily Essentials Video, the Parent Class Video, and Rest Smart. In your third trimester, we will show you techniques during your prenatal visits.
Evidence Based Birth:research-based resources on topics such as Group Beta Strep (GBS), Gestational Diabetes, Natural Induction Methods, Water Immersion in Labor and Waterbirth (many of our families have waterbirths), Use of TENS in Labor (we bring a TENS unit to births as a comfort option), Circumcision, Vitamin K and eye ointment for the newborn, and many more topics!