Hampton Roads Resources

This is your comprehensive guide to everything pregnancy, birth, and parenting related in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. For resources in Delmarva, click here! Links are included for your convenience, simply click the name of the business to go directly to their website.

  • Home Birth Midwifery Care
  • Doula Support
  • Fertility
  • Photography
  • Maternity Boutiques
  • Postpartum Support
  • Breastfeeding
  • Holistic Services
  • Local Mommy Groups
  • Kid Friendly Outings
  • Gyms with Child Care
  • Domestic Violence Shelter & Assistance
 
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EVa Home Birth 

Chesapeake, VA 

(757) 696-7175

Our practice offers complete and affordable care throughout your pregnancy, birth, and postpartum period. We offer waterbirth for no additional fee and VBAC/HBAC clients are welcome. Your care will be personalized to you. Over the course of your pregnancy we'll get to learn more about each other and build the level of trust and friendship necessary for a peaceful birth.


Hampton Roads Midwifery

Tammi McKinley, CPM

(571) 318-6136

Office locations: Norfolk/Newport News

I am a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) who attends birth center and home births, including waterbirths, VBACs, and more. I serve moms with Medicaid and offer a discount for military families. I offer complementary care for those moms who are planning a birth with an obstetrician.


Ohana Home Birth

Virginia Beach, VA  

(757) 377-0622

Licensed home birth midwife (CPM) serving Hampton Roads since 2008.


Sacred Midwifery

Virginia Beach, VA

(304) 886-4974

I am a homebirth midwife that believes you have a right to welcome your baby into the world with gentleness and respect. As a Certified Professional Midwife, CPM, I offer family-centered continuous care during pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum. For low-risk women, a planned homebirth with a skilled midwife in attendance provides a supportive and safe environment to welcome your child into the world.


Seven Cities Midwifery

Virginia Beach, VA  

(757) 740-0197

We are Certified Professional Midwives (CPM) that are licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia, authorized to specialize our midwifery care for home birthfamilies.

Giving birth is a very sacred and intimate time for families. We are dedicated to providing respectful and individualized care, tailored to your needs and desires. We honor your individual process and provide gentle support and experienced guidance to enhance your confidence to birth your baby with dignity, in the safety and sanctity of home. We wholly support The Midwives Model of Care.


Three Rivers Midwifery

Chesapeake, VA

(757) 774-6790

Three Rivers Midwifery Service offers prenatal care, home birth, postpartum, and well woman care for women throughout the Hampton Roads region. Cindi Wylie says, "I am a certified nurse-midwife offering prenatal care, home birth, postpartum care, well-woman, and gynecological care. My practice is low-tech and high touch with a focus on wellness and holistic care. I believe in shared decision making and informed consent and declination and every family’s right to make the decisions that are best for them."


The Village Midwife & Birth Center

Newport News, VA

(757) 472-2936

Monitoring the physical, psychological, and social well-being of the mother throughout the childbearing cycle. Providing the mother with individualized education, counseling, and prenatal care, continuous hands-on assistance during labor and delivery, and postpartum support.  Free standing Birth Center in Tidewater.

 
 

Fertility

New Hope Center for Reproductive Medicine

448 Viking Drive, Suite 100 Virginia Beach, VA

(757) 496-5370

Founded by Dr. Robin Poe-Zeigler in 1997, The New Hope Center has spent the last 20 years creating families in The Hampton Roads area with its main focus always being making each patient feel like a member of our family while we work to expands theirs. The expert team at The New Hope Center is proud to have brought over 3,000 babies into the world.

At The New Hope Center, we are sensitive to what couples struggling with infertility are going through. Our goal is to always surround you with compassionate care, a plan for success, and a high-level of ongoing communication.


Procreate Fertility Center

300 Medical Parkway, Suite 200 Chesapeake, VA  

(757) 405-7821

It is our mission to be an answer to the families of the state of Virginia. We recognize the link between fertility and overall health and well-being. Procreate offers a holistic approach to provide each patient with an individualized path to improved health and positive outcomes. It is our goal to utilize technology and reduce overhead costs so that we can help more families reach their goals.


 

Bereavement Support*

Loss is heartbreaking and traumatic at any stage of pregnancy. However you are feeling, it is important to allow yourself to ask for support and give yourself time to process your grief. Here are a few resources for you to find support through fellowship with other mothers, therapists to speak to, and doula support throughout this difficult time.

Bereavement Doula Support with Sublime Motherhood*


Dr. Holly Tracey

Specializing in Children, Marriage, Family, and Grief Therapy. Being a Certified Trauma Specialist and Certified in Thanatology (grief and loss) allows her to specialize in the linked issues of loss and trauma, both past and present.


Jennifer Brown, N.P.

Jennifer offers a range of services including crisis evaluation, individual/couples/family therapy, diagnostic evaluation and medication prescribing/management. Specializes in anticipatory and /or unresolved grief and loss.


Kathleen Engebretson, M.S.

Kathleen has experience working with clients who struggle with emotional issues, grief, and difficult life transitions. Kathleen makes every effort to establish a collaborative relationship with her clients and focuses on establishing a non-judging, safe environment.


 

Maternity & Newborn Photography

Virginia Beach VA

Amanda Stewart is a professional Hampton Roads photographer specializing in maternity, newborn, baby, and family photography.

 

Chesapeake, VA

Serving families in Hampton Roads with affordable lifestyle photography.

 

Virginia Beach, VA

Griffin Photography is a local husband & wife photography team, specializing in fine art maternity & newborn portraits. Jason & Brandy have been providing Hampton Roads' new parents with a full service custom experience for over 10 years. We are honored to capture this sweet, magical stage of your family and can’t wait to talk more with you! Please visit our website or contact us by phone or email and we’ll start planning your family’s session.

 

Suffolk, VA

Jessica is a Newborn Photographer specializing in capturing all the special moments during your baby’s first year.  Serving the Hampton Roads area from her boutique studio in North Suffolk at Governor’s Pointe.

 

Norfolk, VA

Professional Photographer Serving Hampton Roads as well as New Hampshire and Maine. Specializing in Maternity. Newborn, and Lifestyle Photography.

 

Maternity & Baby Boutiques

Le Bebe Chic Boutique

237 Hanbury Rd. East #15, Chesapeake VA 23322

(757) 578-2408

Local family owned children's boutique offering organic baby brands, children's clothing, cloth diapers, amber necklaces, toys, soaps, and more.


Mom & Me Boutique

1564 Laskin Rd, Ste 166 Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451 (

757) 425-1018

Maternity & baby boutique offering maternity apparel, nursing and teething supplies, babywearing slings, children's clothing, gifts, and more. In addition, they offer many personalized services, such as belly casting and belly bowls, belly painting, and surf board growth charts.


Motherhood Maternity

701 Lynnhaven Pkw, Virginia Beach VA 23452

(757) 498-1294

Maternity boutique offering maternity apparel, nursing bras, nursing tops and dresses, post-pregnancy wear, and gifts.


Once Upon a Child

12233 Jefferson Ave, Newport News VA 23602

(757) 968-5437

Children's consignment store offering gently used clothes from preemie sizes through Youth 20.


Rock-A-Bye OBX

1201 Laskin Rd Ste 200, Virginia Beach VA 23451

(757) 962-7977

Voted "Best Baby Shop on the Beach!" Family owned children's consignment store offering new and gently-used clothes, toys, and furniture.


Sprout Children's Boutique and Consignment

1556 Laskin Rd, Ste 124, Virginia Beach VA 23451

(757) 422-0644

A unique and fun children's clothing and gift boutique offering styles for newborn sizes up to Youth 12.


Sweet Repeats for Kids

1528 Volvo Pkwy, Ste B, Chesapeake VA 23320

(757) 410-5439

Children's consignment store offering baby and kids clothes sized newborn through Youth 8, with a variety of real Baltic Amber teething necklaces and bracelets in stock. Also selling infant carriers, furniture, and various baby equipment.


Tiny Tots Treasures

1581 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454

(757) 437-8687

Children's consignment shop specializing in baby equipment, clothing from preemie-size 14, toys, books, DVD'S, bedding/room decor, feeding items and bows.


The Thrifty Baby

5230 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach VA 23464

(757) 729-5437

Children's consignment store selling new and gently used baby and children's items. We carry a large selection of clothing, toys, shoes, and gear.


The Velveteen Rabbit

7386 Harbour Towne Pkwy, Ste 19, Suffolk VA 23435

(757) 483-0750

Family owned children's boutique that offers "simply irresistible" infant and children's furniture, clothing, toys, and gifts. Baltic necklaces and natural baby products available.


For Mom & Keiki

110 Hatcher Ct, Yorktown VA

(757) 232-2162

Natural parenting store offering baby care items, breast pumps, teething and amber necklaces, babywearing supplies, diapering supplies, and natural health care items. Tricare approved breastpump distributor!

 

Holistic Services

Placenta Pills

Acupuncture

Luke Acupuncture

408 Investors Place, Suite 101, Virginia Beach VA 23452

(757) 295-8999

Professional TCM practitioner and a licensed acupuncturist offering Acupuncture Treatments, and services including Fertility Support, Moxibustion, Chinese Herbal Medicine, and Cupping.

 

Babywearing

Babywearing International of Hampton Roads

Babywearing International Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote babywearing as a universally accepted practice, with benefits for both child and caregiver, through education and support.

BWI of Hampton Roads supports this mission by hosting monthly meetings and a variety of meetups and special events throughout the year. We also maintain a lending library to provide caregivers the opportunity to try different carriers. Our Volunteer Babywearing Educators (VBE), Advanced Babywearing Educators (ABE), and Master Babywearing Educators (MBE) are accredited through Babywearing International, Inc and provide assistance and guidance at our meetings.

 

Belly Casting/Painting

See above resources Seven Cities Midwifery & Mom & Me Boutique

 

Chiropractic Care Providers

In Good Hands Chiropractic

3145 Virginia Beach Blvd #201, Virginia Beach VA 23452

(757) 227-4100

In Good Hands Chiropractic is a state-of-the-art, welcoming facility known for its range of chiropractic techniques and other services, including massage. Offering Webster Technique for expecting mothers.


Olde Towne Chiropractic

355 Crawford St, Ste 105, Portsmouth VA 23704

(757) 399-4700

Voted Best in Portsmouth four years running! Offering prenatal massage, chiropractice care, nutritional counseling, and health workshops.


Premier Health Chiropractic

633 Independence Blvd Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

(757) 962-6191

Chiropractic practice specializing in Pediatric and Prenatal care.

 

Naturopathic Herbalist

Herbal Farmacy

4215 Granby St. Norfolk, VA 23504

(757) 622-5828 

Norfolk VA's premier holistic center! Offering herbal remedies for many ailments.

 

Prenatal Massage

Back to Life VA Mobile Massage

Virginia Beach, VA

(757) 816-7149

Back to Life VA is a mobile massage company that conveniently brings therapeutic heath treatment and spa straight to your doorstep.


Hampton Roads Prenatal Massage

3630 S Plaza Trl Ste. 110, Virginia Beach VA 23452

(757) 553-4052

Licensed Massage Therapist serving Hampton Roads, certified in Prenatal Massage and Reflexology.  Providing safe and effective massage to all pregnant women. Fertility Massages, in-home Postpartum Massage visits, and Couples Workshops are available.


Massage Envy Norfolk

420 Monticello Ave, Norfolk VA 23510

(757) 624-3689

Full service spa offering Prenatal Massages and specializing in various methods of massage and skin care treatments.

 

Mommy Support Groups

Hampton Roads Moms - Blog

Homebirth in Hampton Roads

Sweet Drop Cafe - Local Breastfeeding Support

Free Birth Society

Wild Mothering 

 

Postpartum Support

Hampton Roads birth and postpartum doula support

Breastfeeding

For Mom & Keiki 

110 Hatcher Ct, Yorktown VA

(757) 232-2162

Natural parenting store offering baby care items, breast pumps, teething and amber necklaces, babywearing supplies, diapering supplies, and natural health care items. Tricare approved breastpump distributor!


Lactation Store at Chesapeake Regional

800 Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake VA 23320

(757) 312-6508

The Lactation Store offers new mothers the convenience of everything in one place, including professional lactation advice and assistance, and all the products and apparel to make breastfeeding comfortable and convenient. Bra fittings are available by appointment.


La Leche Leaque of Hampton Roads

(757) 857-8403

All breastfeeding mothers and pregnant women interested in breastfeeding are welcome to come to our meetings or call our Leaders for breastfeeding help. The mission of La Leche League to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.


Stacy D. Kucharczk, MSN, RN, CPNP, IBCLC

BestFeeding Lactation Services

Chesapeake, VA

(757) 944-1234

Our mission is to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to have a successful breastfeeding relationship with your baby. Prenatal Classes, Lactation Consults, and Phone Consults are available.


Tidewater Lactation Group

4176 South Plaza Trail, Ste 217, Virginia Beach VA 23452

(757) 422-5502

Educational Classes, Home and Office Lactation Consultations, Nursing Bra Fittings, and Weight Checks are available as well as breastmilk testing and other services.

 

ENT/Lip Tie Evaluation*

Dr. Hasty

1055 Kempsville Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23464

(757) 474-1200


Dr. Keyes

500 Independence Parkway, Suite 100 Chesapeake, VA 23320

(757) 547-9714

*see an IBCLC before evaluation, see Breastfeeding Support above for resources

 

Speech Therapy

Kiernan Speech Therapy

Virginia Beach VA

(757) 606-0531

Private professional speech therapy practice serving the Hampton Roads area with the highest quality of home-based and clinic-based speech services to infants, children, adolescents, and adults.

 

Car Seat Check

Norfolk Child Passenger Safety Program

Four different Fire Stations offer Free Child Seat Checks. Click the link here for more information!

 

Kid Friendly Hair Salons

Cookie Cutter's Haircuts for Kids

940 Cedar Rd, Suite 105, Chesapeake VA 23322

(757) 410-0741

Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids - Chesapeake, where haircuts are fun for kids and stress-free for parents.


Olivia's Scissors

(757) 402-9476

A local Hampton Roads stylist and licensed cosmetologist of 5 years. She takes her passion to the Chesapeake and Virginia Beach streets, bringing the salon to you when you need it!


Pigtails and Crewcuts

1554 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach VA 23451

(757) 422-8888

Kid friendly salon specializing in haircutting and styling services, parties, kid-centric hair products, accessories, fun gifts and more.

 

Natural Cleaning Services

The Greater Good Green Cleaning

Serving Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Chesapeake

(757) 395-0935

Premium residential green cleaning company in Hampton Roads. Hourly cleaning, service packages, and carpet cleaning appointments are available.


That Green Maid

Serving Norfolk, VA

(757) 955-5274

Professional, dependable green cleaning lady in Norfolk, Va. Environmentally friendly residential house cleaner and organization specialist. Pet friendly!

 

Delivery Services

Instacart Grocery Delivery

Eat24Hours

UberEats

 

Postpartum Support Resources*

Placenta Encapsulation, Postpartum Doula Support with Sublime Motherhood*

Postpartum Depression Resources Guide - Article by Lyndsay*

Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale Self Evaluation Only

Postpartum Depression Nutrition Plan

Postpartum Depression Support Groups– Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, and more locations

Sentara Postpartum Depression Support Group

Postpartum Support VA

How to Heal From a Bad Birth- book

Other Postpartum Depression support includes medication, professional counseling, and other methods of therapy like Cognitive Behavior Therapy or EMDR Therapy. Contact your doctor for medication options and specific referrals to local specialists.

For emergency situations and severe symptoms, please don’t wait to contact a professional to get support you need.

 

Kid-Friendly Outings

crunchy parenting babywearing love

Baby Talk Cafe

5792 Churchland Blvd, Portsmouth VA 23703

(757) 975-3267

Here at Baby Talk Cafe, we’re more than a cafe, we’re a community.  It’s our dream to provide caregivers with a place they can take their little ones and relax, learn, play and belong. Here you can find board games like checkers that teach critical thinking skills, book reading, nutrition classes, and more.


Bergey's Breadbasket

2207 Mt Pleasant Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23322

(757) 546-9225

We are a family owned and operated Bakery, Deli, Creamery and more in Chesapeake, VA. Come and visit us for a taste of our famous cinnamon rolls, cream cheese danish, made to order sandwiches, fresh ice cream, made from scratch pies, breads, cupcakes, cookies and so much more! Parties, events, and a petting zoo too!


Chesapeake City Park

900 Greenbrier Pkwy, Chesapeake VA 23320

(757) 382-6411

This 90-acre site has 60 acres of open space with the remainder rows of reforested pine trees. Chesapeake City Park is the premier place in Chesapeake for entertainment. Amenities include the Fun Forest Playground, Horseshoe, Volleyball and Basketball Courts, Outdoor Fitness Area, Skate Park, and Walking Trail.


Children's Museum of Virginia

221 High St, Portsmouth VA 23704

(757) 393-5258

The Children’s Museum of Virginia is a place where families and caregivers with children ages 1-11 are encouraged to imagine, explore, and discover together through play. Children step inside a world where bubbles grow bigger than they are, where the forces of energy electrify and spark their imagination, where they can be a farmer, a banker, a scientist, a star gazer and more.


First Landing State Park

2500 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach VA 23451

(757) 412-2300

Beautiful and peaceful state park offering 1.5 miles of beach by the calm bay. Recreational activities include swimming, walking trails, and fishing.


Funville Playfound and Cafe

4200 Portsmouth Blvd Ste 312A, Chesapeake VA 23321

Second Location in Virginia Beach

(757) 967-9122

4000 sq ft indoor play place, toddler play area, bumper cars, cafe, ninja warrior obstacle course, favorite character events, and parties. Wifi for parents with play time!


Great Neck Park

2513 Shorehaven Dr, Virginia Beach VA 23454

(757) 496-6766

70-acre district park located along the banks of the Lynnhaven Bay. The gazebo and Lynnhaven Bay overlook are beautiful sights. You may also enjoy exploring the pathways through the wooded areas of the park and playing with the kids at the playground.


Green Bean Play Place

1952 Laskin Rd Ste 509, Virginia Beach VA 23454

(757) 282-6681

Green Bean is a modern day party, play and learning venue devoted to engaging the imagination, curiosity and senses of young children(ages 0-6). We do private parties, holiday events, and weekly activities!


Grommet Island Park

Boardwalk &, 2nd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

(757) 385-1100

Playground features 15,000 sq feet of ramps and decking a shaded play area, bench seating and areas to picnic. Soft play sculptures, accessible play equipment and cushioned play surfaces provide recreational opportunities and special beach wheelchairs are available for those who want to cruise on the sand.


Hooray- Smiles, Slides, and Coffee

2137 Upton Dr. Suite 312, Virginia Beach, VA 23454

(757) 689-1460

Our exciting 6,000 square foot facility features open play spaces, a make-believe play village, private party rooms, and an inviting coffee bar to ensure guests, regardless of age, receive a fulfilling experience.


Hunt Club Farm

2388 London Bridge Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

(757) 427-9520

Virginia Beach's only petting farm and the area's original haunted Halloween attraction! We are 28-acre family-owned and operated farm that raises chickens, goats and other livestock, provides educational field trips and features agricultural-based entertainment by way of its petting farm, pony rides, educational field trips and seasonal farm festivals, including an Easter Egg Hunt, Harvest Fair, and Halloween Festival.


Mount Trashmore Park

310 Edwin Drive, Virginia Beach VA 23462

(757) 473-5237

World-renowned Mount Trashmore Park encompasses 165 acres and is comprised of two man-made mountains, two lakes, two playgrounds, a skate park and vert ramp, and multi-use paths.


Norfolk Botanical Garden

6700 Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk VA 23518

(757) 441-5830

The Botanical Garden includes 175 acres, 12 miles of paved & mulched trails and offers a Children's Garden and Family Events.


Red Wing Park

1398 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach VA 23451

(757) 437-2038

Red Wing Park, a 97-acre park located off of General Booth Blvd, is known for it's beautiful gardens and annual Cherry Blossom Festival. Offers two playground areas, a dog park, playing courts, and walking trails.


Sage Kitchen

1925 Fisher Arch, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

(757) 599-3510

Come to Anderson’s, a family-owned, local garden center in Newport News and Virginia Beach, where you’ll find a remarkable shopping experience with greenhouse; nursery; landscaping services; pottery and outdoor furniture; Sage Kitchen café; Paleo-To-Go; ladies’ boutique; gift shop; pet and bird supplies; and so much more.


Slover Library

235 E Plume St, Norfolk VA 23510

(757) 664-7323

There is no age limit on fun or curiosity, so there’s something for everyone here. We devote an entire floor to children filled with books, a Playscape for the very young and, for the progressively older, a KidZone, pre-teen area and Teens space. Depending on age and interests, young visitors can explore an art studio, computer lab, study areas, gaming room and more.


Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

717 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach VA 23451

(757) 385-3474

The mission of the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is to inspire conservation of the marine environment through education, research and sustainable practices. Daily activities are included with admission and there are programs for all ages!


Virginia Living Museum

524 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News VA 23601

(757) 595-1900

Visitors will experience animals native to Virginia in habitats, discovery centers and interactive exhibits. The Virginia Living Museum showcases Virginia’s natural and living resources to encourage understanding and protection of our natural world.

 

Gym with Child Care

The Kroc Center

1401 Ballentine Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23504

(757) 622-5762

Group Exercise Classes, Worship & Performing Arts Center, Multi-Use Gymnasium, Play Care Center, State-of-the-Art Fitness Equipment, Climbing Wall, Teen Room, Pool with Toddler Area


Inlet Fitness

2101 W Great Neck Rd, Virginia Beach VA 23451

(757) 412-0600

Group Fitness Classes, On Site Childcare, Personal Training, Weight Loss Programs, Yoga Studio, Massage & Spa


Mt Trashmore YMCA

4441 South Blvd, Virginia Beach VA 23452

(757) 456-9622

Local Branches Available

Indoor Pool, Infant Wading Pool, Spa, Health and Wellness Services, Exercise Classes, Stay & Play Center, Coffee Bar


Onelife Fitness

4628 Portsmouth Blvd, Chesapeake VA 23321

(757) 465-6900

Lap, Aerobics, and Kids Pools, Sauna, Sports Facilities, Exercise Programs, Kids Club, Women Only Workout Area, Barre, Yoga, Zumba, and more!


Williams Farm Rec Center

5252 Learning Cir, Virginia Beach VA 23462

(757) 385-2950

Williams Farm Recreation Center is a 70,993 square foot, Silver LEED-certified facility. Get all the benefits of a gym, plus recreational amenities and activities including an indoor water park with toddler area.


Domestic Violence Shelter

Samaritan House Shelter

2620 Southern Blvd, Virginia Beach VA 23452

(757) 417-7367

Since 1984, Samaritan House has provided emergency and permanent housing, support services and community outreach to victims of violence and homeless families. We own and operate 11 safe houses for emergency shelter for individuals and families fleeing violence and those at risk of losing their homes. Samaritan House also provides trauma services for victims and their children.

 

YWCA South Hampton Roads

(757) 251-0144

The YWCA South Hampton Roads is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. We offer crisis services, support services, and youth services as well as events and community outreach programs.