Local Maternal Health

Maternal health resources for the Lynchburg, VA area.


Birth Matters Virginia — Providing Education, Support & Resources For Birth In Virginia

Live Healthy Lynchburg — Eat, Play, Work, Learn, Pray Healthy

BF in the Burg — Breastfeeding Support/Resources in “the Burg”

Birth Support

Julia Bradner, CD(DONA) — New Life Doula Services

Debbie Perdew, CD(DONA) — Special Treasures Birth Services

Jenny Katze, CD(DONA), Certified Spinning Babies Instructor — Jenny Katze Doula Services

Leah Krieger, CD (DONA) — Beautiful Beginnings

Jubilation Birth Services

Exceptional Beginnings

Sarah McLane — Blue Sapphire Doulas, LLC

Rachel Thompson, CBE, CD | (804) 514-8237

Lactation Support

Centra Baby Café

Jane Bradshaw, RN, BSN, IBCLC, RLC

La Leche League of Lynchburg

Rachel Thompson, CLC | (804) 514-8237

Lynchburg City Health Department WIC | (434) 947-6785

Breastfeeding Peer Counselors, Central Virginia Health District | (434) 477-5920

Postpartum & Bereavement Services

Central Virginia Doulas

OB-GYN & Midwives

Women’s Health Services of Central VA

Johnson Health Center

Centra Medical Group Women’s Center

Traditional Midwifery of Lynchburg

Luna Midwifery

Other Women's Health

Endocrinology — Patty Powers, MD, COL, US Army (retired)

Centra Seven Hills Urology

Lynchburg Gynecology

Counseling Services

HumanKind Counseling Center

Wyndhurst Counseling Center

Empower Counseling

Centra Medical Group Women’s Center

Placenta Encapsulation

Placenta encapsulation is the preparation, dehydration, and encapsulation of a placenta after birth for a mother’s consumption. Benefits include:

  • Help to balance your hormones

  • Replenish depleted iron levels

  • Assist the uterus to return to its pre-pregnancy state

  • Increase your energy levels

  • Reduce post-natal bleeding

  • Increase milk production – this has been proven in a study

  • Make for a happier, more enjoyable post-natal period