Who is the VBE for?
The Virginia Birth Expo is for intended parents, parents TTC, expecting families and families with little ones in arms. As you navigate parenting, it's joys and challenges who do you turn to for support, resources, and professional expertise? The Virginia Birth Expo! It is your one stop shop to meeting and gathering vetted resources for your journey to parenting.
Bellies. Babies. Toddlers.
Date: April 8, 2018
Stacy Sherwood Community Center
3740 Old Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22030
This event is kid friendly, but feel free to grab yourself a sitter so that you can enjoy the sessions, workshops, vendors and other available resources.
Register to keep track of attendance
general ticket: Free
2018 Fairfax Virginia Birth Expo Sponsors
2018 Fairfax Virginia Birth Expo Vendors
Chantilly Chiropractic Center
Because You are Essential
Premier Birth Center
Upper Cervical Chiropractic Group
Monica Grimes Portrait Design
Somers Signs LLC
Usborne Books & More with Ellen
Dot Dot Smile with Molly
Sewing for Stella
NOVA Birth Services
PCOS Awarness Association
Mary Kay by Nicole
Bundle of Grace
HomUnity Health Services
Virginia Midwives Alliance
Potomac Birth Services- Lactation
NOVA Women's Health Collective
Home Health Care
Balanced Birth Support
Birth You Desire
Thrive Life – Nikolaos
Thrive Sleep Solutions
Lacey beck Photography
H2O at Home
Overnight Newborn Care, LLC
Fuffy Butts Boutique
Riverside Lactation, LLC
Pure by Cru
ICAN of Northern Virginia
Junor Cooper Boutique
Fertile Living Acupuncture
Reston Women's Center/Centreville OBGYN
2018 Fairfax Virginia Birth Expo Session/Workshop instructors
Available to all attendees
"Pregnancy & Chiropractic: The Many Benefits of Prenatal Chiropractic Care"
by Christina A. Wellner, B.A., D.C.
Workshop time: 11:15-12:00
Early and adequate prenatal care can help empower you to learn what to expect throughout your current and/or future pregnancies. Your chiropractor can help you gain an understanding of the normal physical changes that can occur during your pregnancy and can improve the chances of a healthy pregnancy, labor, and birth. Join Christina in this amazing workshop about chiropractic care and preparing for your birth!
Dr. Christina Wellner, a Chiropractor at Chantilly Chiropractic Center, received her Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic. As a physician, she strongly believes in patient education and empowering patients and their families to improve the quality of their lives through a multidisciplinary approach. Dr. Wellner works with local OBGYN offices, midwives, doulas, general practitioners, orthopedic doctors, neurologists, personal trainers, and other healthcare professionals to administer optimal care to her patients.
"Preparing for your VBAC"
by Brit Averill, CPM and Ryann morales CPM & ICAN Leader
Workshop time: 12:10-12:55
Are you gearing up for a VBAC? Do you want to talk about avoiding a cesarean and achieving the birth you're hoping for? Join Brit, ICAN Leader and CPM who has been supporting families for several years as they prepare for the birth they wish to achieve.
Preparing for a VBAC takes support and Brit is ready to give you some amazing tools to help you achieve that goal! Spend some time in this workshop, available to all attendees, learning and preparing!
Brit has been supporting families since 2009 and is now a licensed CPM and co-owner of NOVA Women's Health Collective. She and her partner Midwife, Ryann serve families in the Northen Virginia and parts of Maryland.
Brit has a passion for evidence-based resources and support for families and has a great passion for supporting VBAC families.
Ryann has been supporting families for years and is now a licensed CPM and co-owner of NOVA Women's Health Collective. She and Brit serve families in NOVA and parts of Maryland. Her passion
"breastfeeding 101 basics" by Rachel Blumberg, IBCLC
Workshop time: 1:05-1:50
Join Rachel, IBCLC and expert breastfeeding support, for this fabulous workshop covering breastfeeding basics. Breastfeeding is made easier with preparation and support, take the first steps of preparation with this free workshop. Bring your partner or friend to this workshop to learn about what to expect, support and setting yourself up for breastfeeding success from the start!
I am a Board Certified Lactation Consultant in private practice and owner of Riverside Lactation, LLC. I have two options to see moms in their homes, or at both locations of Premier Birth Center. I absolutely love helping families struggling with breastfeeding/ the transition into parenthood. I am able to spend 1-2 hours while at a consult, and examine mother, baby, and do a full medical health history. I am an expert in TOTs and vet each specialist in the area before I refer to them. It's important to build a strong team of resources for my clients.
What will your day look like?
Arrive at 11am! browse the expo vendors, pick a workshop to attend, dabble in the raffle and enjoy lunch! Entrance includes vendors, workshops and the expo raffle!
Ticket Fee: Free
Your day will begin at 11:00-2:00pm
Event has finished!
General entrance is free, registration is requested to gauge expected attendance. ** Free swag bag to the first 50 attendees at the door! If you miss a swag bag, don't forget to check out our raffle table for bigger items!
Some of our Raffle Items
Swag bag goodies!
3rd Annual Virginia Birth Expo
We cannot wait to meet you at the Fairfax Virginia Birth Expo. This page represents all details needed about the 3rd Annual VBE located in Fairfax, Virginia. Please reach out to our team if you have questions regarding tickets, attendance, perks, workshops, or if you would like to sponsor or participate in the expo.