Eden's Garden Birth

Birth Education and Doula Support by Amy Rollogas

I offer doula support for your labor and private childbirth education in your home in the Richmond, Va metro area and west to Charlottesville, Va. I also offer instruction in acupressure for labor and moxibustion for breech. 

RESOURCES

Respecting the woman as an important and valuable human being and making certain that the woman’s experience while giving birth is fulfilling and empowering is not just a nice extra, it is absolutely essential as it makes the woman strong and therefore makes society strong.
— Marsden Wagner

Local Resources for Expectant Parents

Doula Match- Find your perfect doula!

Richmond Doulas- Richmond area group.  Holds regular "Meet the Doulas" events.

Charlottesville Doulas- Charlottesville area group.

Birth Talk- Monthly support circle for expecting families seeking low intervention birth in Richmond, VA.

Other Local Support Groups- Richmond area support for pregnancy an postpartum.

Pregnancy and Labor Resources

Birthing Naturally- A wonderful resource for faith based childbirth preparation.

Evidence Based Healthcare- A collaboration of studies. Is your provider using evidence based care?

Contraction Master- Time your contractions here.

Spinning Babies- Optimal Fetal Positioning

The Business of Being Born- Watch it here in iTunes.

Evidence for Continuous Labor Support- Why you should hire a doula!

Birth is NOT an Illness- Recommendations from the World Health Organization

Having a Baby? 10 Questions to Ask- Is your birth place "mother and child friendly?"