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Providing doulas and Lactation Support in Richmond, Virginia

 

Personal Care for Your Growing Family

Services We Offer for pregnancy in Richmond, Virginia

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Feeling anxious about giving birth is common and normal, and we’re here to remind you that it’s a natural, magical experience. Our Doula Collective offers comprehensive, caring and professional support services before, during and after birth. Call us today to meet our doulas and find out how we can make your journey both a positive and safe life event.

 I am a professional Full Spectrum Birth Worker "Doula" , Certified Lactation Consultant, holistic nutritionist and herbalist in Richmond, Virginia dedicated to giving you and your family the care needed before, during and after delivering your baby. Our services include both hands-on and informational support, so your unique journey into parenthood is safe, healthy and most importantly - happy. Contact Ambrosia Birth Service today to book your complimentary introductory session. 

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Birth

 By providing Birth Doulas, we give you the undivided, unbiased and professional support needed to ensure your journey is as safe and positive as possible. Your doula will be available to contact anytime, and is committed to whatever you feel would benefit you, your baby, and your family most. Get in touch today to learn more about this service 

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Postpartum

 With this service, one of our professional birth companions will accompany you before and after labor, providing the emotional, informational and physical support that you need. The doulas in our collective provide backup for each other, so one of us will always be available from the moment you book services with us 

Certified Lactation Consultant in Richmond, Virginia

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 Before you have your baby, you may want to get prepared and schedule a lactation class in the comfort of your own home. This includes 1 hour in-home instruction and a leave-behind breastfeeding packet full of useful information.  

Belly Binding in Richmond, Virginia

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Bengkung belly binding is the art of wrapping a postpartum women’s belly and hips for physical support and to help hasten the recovery process after childbirth. This belly binding technique uses a long strip of cloth to wrap around the abdomen from the hips to the ribcage. Women are traditionally wrapped as soon after birth as possible, ideally on day five and then worn for 40 days or longer as needed. The Bengkung belly binding technique is rooted in Malaysian culture; however, various countries and cultures around the world use a form of belly binding to help support the healing process.

Childbirth Educator

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 Discuss your questions and concerns regarding breastfeeding and doula support with other pregnant women in a relaxed setting. Learn about your changing body and signs and stages of labor. Review relaxation exercises, breathing techniques and comfort measures for labor. Connect with your birth partner and discuss your birthing options, positions for labor, and pain management. 

Mother and Baby Products Available

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Healthy Mother & Baby in Richmond, Virginia

 

Ambrosia Food For Thought believes in the natural process of birth, and the healing power of nature. Our mission is to provide safe, herbal alternatives for pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, and babies of all ages, and to help educate people about traditional plant medicine and safe personal care. We manufacture natural and organic products that work, combining generations of women's wisdom and traditional plant medicine with the safety and assurances of contemporary evidence based research. If it doesn't measure up to Ambrosia's standards, it doesn't leave the building. 


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Ambrosia Standards

Ambrosia's Standards

Product safety is the most important priority here at Ambrosia Food For Thought. Every product is made with only natural and organic, worry-free ingredients. We continually refine products as organic ingredients or more efficient herbs are available.

We have a sincere faith in the natural process of birthing babies, and formulate easy-to-use herbal products to support mamas and babies through the entire miraculous birth process, from pregnancy through postpartum recovery, breastfeeding, baby care, and even the loss of a baby.


We rely on plant wisdom that has been passed down from great-grandmother to grandmother to mother to daughter; we combine that wisdom with the safety and assurances of contemporary evidence-based research.

We provide research, tools and products that can empower women with knowledge about the earth's natural resources so they can safely nurture themselves and their angel babies. It is also our goal, in times of grief, to help provide real physical support, resource information, and emotional and spiritual comfort to women who have experienced the loss of a baby.


Reduce, reuse, recycle. We choose green and toxin-free business practices because we have a company-wide commitment to honor the earth and her valuable resources.


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Ambrosia Promise

Ambrosia's Promise

Looking for a safe alternative? You can trust Ambrosia Food For Thought.

Safe, organic and natural herbal products and USDA Certified 100% Organic teas are specifically formulated to support the entire journey of childbirth, from Pregnancy through Postpartum Recovery, Breastfeeding, Baby care, and even Baby Loss.

Ambrosia Food For Thought products help ease Pregnancy nausea, hemorrhoids, and stretch marks; Postpartum perineal bruising, episiotomy and Cesarean section; Breastfeeding’s engorgement, sore, cracked nipples and milk supply; Baby’s diaper rash and dry skin, and they keep the whole family clean, head to toe. Ambrosia Food For Thought uses only the highest quality ingredients and no toxins ever! Ambrosia's Promise is to offer only safe, pure, natural products that work. If it doesn’t measure up to Mama’s standards, it doesn’t leave the building. Promise