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New & Expecting Parents Guide

Hospitals | Clothing, Toys & Nursery Furnishings | Education & Events; Classes & Support
Home Services | Health & Fitness | 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
Christian-themed clothing, accessories and keepsakes. ,

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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, 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 firsttime mothers and their babies. Second Time Around Groups available. ,,

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.

Health & Fitness

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.

Ob-Gyn's, Pediatricians & Health Care

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.