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New & Expecting Parents Guide

Hospitals | Clothing, Toys & Nursery Furnishings | Education & Events; Classes & Support
Home Services | Labor & Postpartum Care Resources | Ob-Gyn's, Pediatricians & Health Care
Photographers | Nannies, Child Care & Related Services | Adoption & Foster Care


Children's National Health System
1-888-884-BEAR (2327). , 111 Michigan Ave., NW, Washington, DC,

George Washington University Hospital , 202-715-4000.

Howard University Hospital , 202-865-6100.

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital , 4200 Wisconsin Ave., NW, 202-295-0547.

MedStar Washington Hospital Center , 202-877-7000.

Sibley Memorial Hospital , 202-537-4000.

Frederick Memorial Hospital , Frederick, MD, 240-566-3300.

Holy Cross Germantown Hospital , 301-557-6000.

Holy Cross Hospital , Silver Spring, MD, 301-754-7000.

Laurel Regional Hospital , Laurel, MD, 301-725-4300.

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center , Olney, MD, 301-774-8882.

Prince George's Hospital Center , Cheverly, MD, 301-618-2000.

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital , Rockville, MD, 301-279-6000.

Washington Adventist Hospital , Takoma Park, MD, 301-891-7600.

Dominion Hospital , Falls Church, VA, 703-536-2000.

Fauquier Health Hospital , Warrenton, VA, 540-347-2550.

Inova Alexandria Hospital , Alexandria, VA, 703-504-3000.

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital , Fairfax, VA, 703-391-3600.

Inova Fairfax Hospital , Falls Church, VA, 703-776-4001.

Inova Loudoun Hospital , Leesburg, VA, 703-858-6000.

Inova Mt. Vernon Hospital , Alexandria, VA, 703-664-7000.

Prince William Medical Center , Manassas, VA, 703-369-8000.

Reston Hospital Center , Reston, VA, 703-689-9000.

Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center , Woodbridge, VA, 703-523-1000.

Virginia Hospital Center , Arlington, VA, 703-558-5000.

Clothing, Toys & Nursery Furnishings

Divine Beginnings
Visit our Christian-themed boutique to find one-of-a-kind inspirational clothing and products for newborns, toddlers and small children! Use promo code: BLESSED1 to save 10% on your first purchase. ,

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Providing upscale clothes, baby gear, handcrafted gifts and new toys for babies through teens and mothers-to-be since 1981. Like us on Facebook for pop-up specials on toys and clothes! , 1629 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne Plaza, Reston, VA, 703-437-7730.

Education & Events; Classes & Support

Conservatory Kids
Early Childhood Music & Movement Classes for Babies & Toddlers
Ages 3 months-3 years with caregiver. Support the early stages of language development, pattern recognition, gross and fine motor skills and active listening, plus, foster the joy of music in a nurturing and supportive environment. A nationally accredited program at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD. , 301-320-2770.

Educating Parents, Enriching Families. For over 34 years, parents have turned to PEP for answers. Classes and support. , 301-929-8824.

P.A.C.E. (Parent and Community Education)
Bringing families together since 1973, P.A.C.E. continues to provide educational and emotional support for first time mothers and their babies. Second Time Around Groups available. ,,

YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
Certification through American Safety and Health Institute. Participants will receive training for infant, child and adult CPR. ,

Home Services

Chef on Call
Too busy to cook for your family? On bed rest? Let us help! We do all the shopping and food preparation. You simply reheat and eat., 703-222-9088.

Labor & Postpartum Care Resources

Epiphany Pilates
Epiphany Pilates offers specially designed prenatal and postnatal Pilates and barre classes to strengthen and stretch your body while preparing for delivery and recovering afterwards. , 2735 Hartland Rd., Ste. 100, Falls Church, VA, 571-288-3177.

A welcoming studio bringing together classes and functionality with a touch of pampering. Offering unique and exciting fitness classes, balanced eating and individual CrushCoaches. , 5521-C Landy Ln., Bethesda, MD, 301-841-8008.

Mindful Healthy Life
Mindful Healthy Life of Metro DC features a blog, calendar and directory of resources for natural-minded parents and an eBook Guide to Holistic Family Living. ,

My Prenatal Massage
Massaging moms...and dads since 1992. Specialist in pre-natal and induction massage. We use only organic hand blended oils. , 301-229-6458.

Overnight Newborn Care
Postpartum Support Agency
A good nights sleep for you and your baby. Experienced Infant Specialists, Doulas and Nurses. Breastfeeding Support. Multiple and Premature Births. , 301-526-2811.

Ob-Gyn's, Pediatricians & Health Care

Chevy Chase Pediatric Dentistry
Karen Benitez, DDS
Vibrant and fun kid's dental office where silliness and professionalism combine for a dynamic dental experience! Meet your new board certified Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Karen.
www.ChevyChaseKids.Dentist , 8401 Connecticut Ave., Ste. 650, Chevy Chase, MD, 301-272-1246.

DC Pediatric Smiles
Derek Blank, DDS
Fun, kid-friendly dentistry to build healthy, happy smiles for a lifetime. DC Pediatric Smiles is a brand new, board-certified pediatric dental practice now accepting patients. , 5640 Shields Dr., Bethesda, MD,

Falls Church Pediatric Dental Center
Dentistry for children of all ages (infants-adolescents). Specializing in children with special needs. Focus on preventive oral health care. Sedation and general anesthesia available. ,, 6400 Arlington Blvd., Suite 80, Falls Church, VA, 703-533-5511.

Feeding Therapy Program at TLC
If you have feeding concerns for your newborn or young child - challenges with feedings, spitting up, irritability, transitioning to solid foods - call for a consultation. , 2092 Gaither Rd., Ste. 100, Rockville, MD, 301-424-5200.

The Health Center for Children and Families
Providing medical, dental and mental health care to children in need, regardless of families' ability to pay, whether or not they have insurance. Medicaid welcome. , 46440 Benedict Dr., Ste. 208, Sterling, VA, 571-434-0022.

PM Pediatrics
Specialized Urgent Care
PM Pediatrics is the specialized urgent care just for kids from cradle through college. Open every day until midnight, the practice's kid-friendly themed offices are staffed by Pediatric Emergency Specialists and feature on-site digital X-ray and lab. Greenbelt, Rockville and opening in Springfield, VA. ,

Pediatric Dental Care
John Han, DDS
At Pediatric Dental Care, your child's oral health is our primary concern. Let us build beautiful smiles starting in infancy. , 10614 Warwick Ave., Ste. B, Fairfax, VA, 703-383-3434.

Potomac Falls Pediatric Dentistry
Emmanuel Skordalakis, DDS
Providing specialized denistry for children and adolscents in a "child-friendly" environment. With a focus on preventive care, we help each child grow a healthy smile that will last a lifetime. Serving infants, children and teens. ,, 46950 Jennings Farm Dr., Suite 160 & 190, Sterling, VA, 703-421-3000.

Rabbi Avraham Rappaport, Certified Expert Mohel
My job is to make sure your son has a perfect experience! Parents' and doctors' preferred choice. Serving the greater MD, D.C., VA communities and beyond. Office: 301-260-7590. Cell: 443-790-6541. Toll-free: 877-MDMOHEL. ,,

TLC's Family Hearing Center
Offering hearing testing for infants in a safe and comfortable pediatric-friendly environment. , 2092 Gaither Rd., Ste. 100, Rockville, MD, 301-738-1415.


Dorie Howell Photography
Custom Portrait Studio. Specializing in maternity, newborns and families. , 703-766-8399.

Lenzy Ruffin Photography
Capture the relationships you have with your children before they grow up! Family photos at your location on your schedule. Schedule a family photo session online today! ,, 202-431-0439.

Nannies, Child Care & Related Services

A Child's Place
Ages 8 weeks-5 years. We help your children reach full understanding of the world around them in a safe and secure environment. Experienced tenured staff. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. , 3100 Prosperity Ave., Fairfax, VA, 703-698-8050.

AML Domestic Services, LLC
AML Domestic Services has been helping D.C. area families find domestic staff for over 20 years. Whether you are looking for a personal chef, nanny, gardener or other domestic staff employee, they take the time to find the best fit for your needs. All applicants undergo a driving and criminal background check and must provide references. , 703-965-2927.

B & G Regal Domestics, Inc.
We provide upscale nannies as well as the full range of high-end domestic assistance. Our applicants are fully screened and personally interviewed. ,, P.O. Box 34557, Bethesda, MD, 301-770-4995.

FAZ Creative Education Child Care
English, French, Spanish, Arabic. Infant/Toddler: Birth-2 1/2. Preschool: 2 1/2-5. School Age: 5-7. 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. , 1776 Old Meadow Rd., McLean, VA, 703-848-8822.

Friendship Children's Center
Infant to PreK. Established 1989. Creative curriculum, music, dance, Spanish classes, educational outings. Part- and full-time. , Washington, DC, 202-244-5115.

The Gardner School
We are an academically focused early childhood education for ages 6 weeks-5 years. At The Gardner School, we have created a rich learning environment that will stimulate your child's physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth. , 2655 West Ox Rd., Herndon, VA, 703-657-6939. provides payroll and tax services to families hiring nannies, housekeepers, private nurses and other household employees. We're here to help families! ,, 703-819-9796.

Vision Montessori
Infants-Age 6. Year-round traditional Montessori curriculum. We do not follow Loudoun County snow or holiday schedule. No yearly contracts. , 21740 Beaumeade Cir., Ste. 100-A, Ashburn, VA, 703-724-1500.

Adoption & Foster Care

Silber, Perlman, Sigman & Tilev, P.A.
We handle adoptions for diverse families: domestic and international adoptions, second parent adoptions, surrogacy agreements and donor agreements. We also handle all areas of family law. , 7000 Carroll Ave., Ste. 200, Takoma Park, MD, 301-891-2200.