Local Resources



By Your Side Birth Services is there to support families before, during and after the birth of your baby.  If you have a concern, one of the providers listed may have just the answer for you. Chiropractors, massage therapists and acupuncturists may be able to alleviate the aches and pains of pregnancy or help reposition a breech baby.  Lactation consultants, therapists, new mom support groups and concierge service providers may ease the transition of new parents into their role as mom and dad.  Help and support are available.



Block Chiropractic and Rehabilitation Center offers an array of services for pregnant women and their families.   

Kadin Family Chiropractic and Wellness Center.  Dr. Katherine Kadin, DACCP specializes in prenatal, pediatric and family wellness.


Counseling Services

Rock Creek Counseling Chana Lockerman, MSW< LICSW, LCSW-C specializes in the concerns of new and expectant parents. Home visits are available for new parents and others who prefer counseling at home.

Counseling for Individual, Couples, Parents & Families Jennifer Kogan MSW, LICSW offers counseling for individuals, couples, parents and new families.  Ms. Kogan offers a complimentary phone consult to discuss your needs and see if her services will be a good fit for you and your family.

Happy Parents, Happy Babies Emily Griffin, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C specializes in providing new parent counseling to you and your family in the comfort of your home.  


Support Groups

Heal from Within offers acupuncture and fertility workshops to assist women on their journey to fertility.  Monthly drop in support groups are open to all women who are struggling with infertility.

Holy Cross Hospital offers support for new moms in a discussion group facilitated by experienced childbirth educators. Mother to Mother Support affords moms an opportunity to get out, meet other moms and their babies and have their questions addressed about all aspects of caring for a newborn. Groups meet Wednesday mornings 10-11:30AM

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital offers a weekly new mother support group to help you transition to your new role.  Babies under the age of 9 months are welcome to attend with their moms. Groups meet at the hospital on Monday mornings 10:30am-12:30pm. Registration is recommended but not required.


Breastfeeding Support and Concierge Services

The Breastfeeding Center in Washington DC offers classes to prepare you to breastfeed, understand the basics of pumping as well as strategies to successfully continue nursing when you return to work.  A weekly support group meets every Tuesday from 11:30am-1:00pm or 1:30-3:00pm designed for new moms to include discussion of all things related to helping you successfully nurse your newborn.

Eat-Sleep-Love Jessica Brody offers an array of maternity and parenting services to families in the DC metropolitan area. Her team is prepared to offer individual support on topics including fertility, breastfeeding, sleep issues and more, helping you to simplify your parenting journey.

Queen Bee Concierge provides personal assistance for busy moms and families.  The services include personal shopping, bed rest or NICU assistance, diaper delivery and much more.  If you need help juggling a busy life, new baby or a major event this customized concierge service is there to help.