We are better together.
Nurture is building a community where all families are supported through the life-changing journey of pregnancy, birth, and early parenting. Your gift helps catalyze systems level change in three key areas:
#RVAbreastfeeds - Since 2013, this collaborative effort has engaged multiple stakeholders to reduce childhood obesity through policy, infrastructure, and environmental changes that promote a breastfeeding-friendly community in Richmond.
Breastfeeding Real Talk - Culturally-appropriate infant feeding support led by lactation support providers trained in Lactation from the Black perspective (The B.L.A.C.K. Course) and Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
Ecosystem Cultivation - Nurture hosts a combination of educational seminars, facilitated conversations, and community events where Perinatal Health and Early Childhood Stakeholders gather for peer learning and the cross-sector relationship building that are necessary for a healthy, connected, resilient perinatal health ecosystem.
Birth & Early Parenting Resource Directory - Nurture is creating an online repository of verified pregnancy and early parenting resources that will reduce organizational siloing, create a better networked maternal/infant health ecosystem, be a platform to reach the community, and help identify gaps in service.