2 The Root supports and receives support from a myriad of businesses locally and nationwide.  Here are a few of our local partners.

Local Cloth Diaper Resources

NOVA Real Cloth Diaper Circle
Monthly meetings for cloth diapering parents to share, learn, and support one another.

Listserv for folks in DC/MD/VA using or considering cloth diapers http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DCCDers/

Local Cloth Diaper Retailers

Support your local economy.

These retailers will offer a special discount off of first orders, exclusively for our diaper service clients.  Contact us when you are ready to purchase your personal diapers to receive their coupon codes.

Retailers are listed alphabetically and not by preference or bias.

Abby’s Lane
www.abbyslane.com (sells online and in their workshops), Manassas, VA

Midwives and Birth Assistants

Peggy Franklin, Certified Professional Midwife
Kim Pekin, Certified Professional Midwife
NOVA Natural Birth Center
4200 A Technology Ct.
Chantilly,VA 20155
Website: www.novabirthcenter.com

Erin E. Fulham, Certified Nurse Midwife
Website: Metro Area Midwives and Allied Services

Kathryn Haines, Certified Doula, Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor Website: http://empoweredbirth.typepad.com/

Sarah Kirk, Certified Doula,
Website: Mamacare Doula

Metropolitan Doulas, Trained Postpartum Doulas serving the DC Metro area. Postpartum Doulas offer in-home infant care, breastfeeding support, newborn care education & demonstration, meal preparation, nursery organization, and light housekeeping to help new parents feel at ease and get more rest. Metropolitan Doulas use experienced Doulas with verified training, background checks, CPR, and insurance. Their Doulas are calming, supportive, knowledgeable, and use their skills and initiative to give you a smooth transition to parenthood. 2 The Root customers enjoy 10% off the first week of services.
Website: Metropolitan Doulas

Whitney Pinger, Certified Nurse Midwife
Website: Wisdom Midwifery
The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates

Mairi Breen Rothman, Certified Nurse Midwife
Website: Metro Area Midwives and Allied Services

Education, Tutoring

Sarah Fraser Website: Academic Coaching DC

Rockville Families supports you and your child with:
Toddler Time (a once a week morning drop-off program perfect for stay-at-home parents) and parenting workshops
Rachel Leanza Co-director
Kathleen Herrold Co-director