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New & Expecting Parents Guide

Hospitals | Clothing, Toys & Nursery Furnishings | Education & Events; Classes & Support
Healthful Meal & Vitamin 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. Closing on June 29 after 38 years! Join us for big sales, specials and giveaways! , 1629 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne Plaza, Reston, VA, 703-437-7730.

Education & Events; Classes & Support

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. ,,

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

Healthful Meal & Vitamin 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.

Healthy Mamas
Scientifically researched and carefully selected organic products for trying, expecting and nursing mamas. Healthy Mamas can be tailored to your exact stages of pregnancy with our first, second and third trimester boxes. These boxes will then be sent to your door monthly to give mama peace about her and baby's health. ,

Wildscape is a fresh take on frozen meals; unique combinations of vibrant vegetables, hearty wholegrains, premium cuts of meat and exciting sauces. , @wildscapefood,

Labor & Postpartum Care Resources

Epiphany Pilates
Discover Northern Virginia's premier Pilates studio! Nestled in Fairfax, Virginia, 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. , 9416 Main St., Fairfax, VA, 703-204-2200.

Janu Joyful Services
HypnoBirthing is a childbirth education course for both birthing mum and partner. To find more about how you can have a relaxed pregnancy and comfortable birth, contact Anuka. ,

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.

Postpartum Wellness
Postpartum Wellness provides specialized counseling services and classes for women, particularly surrounding pregnancy and childbirth. Contact us today! , 1305 Vincent Pl., McLean, VA, 703-772-5097.

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.

Early Intervention Services at TLC
Multidisciplinary, customized solutions for children ages 2.5-6 years, emphasing Language, Motor Development, Visual-Spatial Skills, Social-Emotional, Attention, Engagement, Regulation and Functional Life Skills to improve interaction and communication. , 2092 Gaither Rd., Ste. 100, Rockville, MD, 301-424-5200.

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.

Palisades Pediatrics
Dr. Christi Hay
Palisades Pediatrics is a small practice with direct access to Dr. Christi Hay. Experience healthcare differently. Call today. , 3301 New Mexico Ave., NW, Ste. 218, Washington, DC, 202-735-7600.

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.

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.

Michele Jeanine Newborn & Child Photography
Celebrating expectant moms, newborns, toddlers and children of all ages with elegant early life imagery by award winning photographer. Sessions at home or on location. ,, 301-520-6391.

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.

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.

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.

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.