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Natural Awakenings Richmond

Featuring Businesses Committed to Women's Wellness



Keith Bell, DACM, L.AC.

Oriental Medicine Specialists, P.C.

5500 Monument Ave., Ste. R  |  804-358-7071  |

Dr. Keith Bell, DACM, is an internationally recognized leader in Natural Reproductive Medicine & Fertility Enhancement. For two decades he has specialized in women’s health and his practice is known for providing the highest standard of care and support to women at every stage of life with a variety of health concerns such as…

Painful Intercourse | Hormone Regulation | PCOS | Uterine Fibroids | Frequent Miscarriage | Endometriosis | Low Libido | Menopausal Symptoms

Dr. Keith understands that holistic care begins with listening and he will with work with you to achieve greater health for a longer and happier life.


Birth & Baby


Down Under Doula 

Chris Reiffer  |  928-502-1293  |

The transition to motherhood is a very special time in a woman’s life. As a certified birth doula, Newborn Care Specialist and mother of four, my goal is to make every woman feel safe, confident and supported, not only during labor and delivery, but in pregnancy as well. I do this by providing physical and emotional support for women and their families, including birth education and planning, massage, breathing and relaxation techniques, comfort measures and positioning during labor. I have many resources and recommendations for just about anything birth- and baby-related. My passion is to help every woman and her family to be as prepared as possible to welcome their new baby into the world. Free consultations.


Embrace Midwifery Care & Birth Center


130 Buford Road, North Chesterfield  |  804-596-2229  |

Embrace is RVA’s only free-standing, midwife-led birth center, and the only facility in the Richmond area that encourages natural water birth. Our licensed midwives offer comprehensive, evidence-based prenatal and postpartum care in addition to labor and delivery in our beautiful birth suites. Home birth options are available as well! We also offer a doula internship program, preconception counseling, breastfeeding support, childbirth education and much more! Call us to schedule an information session today. Embrace, where RVA births, naturally!


Chiropractic Care


Ariya Family Chiropractic Centers

Six Richmond Area Locations  |  804-526-7125  |

Ariya offers full-service chiropractic care for every stage of a woman’s life from birth through post-menopause, including pregnancy. Chiropractic care during pregnancy has become an essential part of many women’s prenatal care. The Ariya Family Chiropractic approach is to provide a woman with the most stable environment for her baby’s development, which involves keeping the spine free of misalignments, most specifically in the pelvic region. The adjustments are very gentle and 100% safe for the baby and mother. Ariya chiropractors are trained to perform the Webster’s Technique for breech positioning, a non-invasive, painless protocol for turning babies in utero. Our doctors have experienced much success with this treatment and regularly receive referrals from obstetricians and midwives in the area. 




RVA Health & Wellness 

2008 Bremo Rd., Ste. 11  |  804-493-4060  |

Offering Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) to help you get back to feeling like your happier, healthier self again. BHRT is a safe treatment that helps restore the natural balance of hormones within the body for regained vitality and improved quality of life. BHRT can increase energy, aid in weight loss, restore sexual function, improve memory and mood, reduce risk of heart disease and more. If you are suffering from the negative effects of fluctuating or decreasing hormones, schedule an appointment to learn how BHRT can help you feel better.




Apex-MD and New Woman Integrated Wellness Center    
Rumki Banerjee, M.D., ABIHM

Family Practice, Integrative Medicine and Holistic Wellness

5310 Twin Hickory Rd.  |  Glen Allen  |  804-273-0010  |

As specialists in primary care and integrative medicine for the entire family, Apex MD ~ Family Practice and Integrative Holistic Medicine provides comprehensive health care and personalized services that recognize each patient’s individual needs. Apex MD also offers a wide array of holistic health and wellness services for women of all ages. Addressing the root causes of disease with a focus on developing and maintaining a balanced and healthy lifestyle, a number of complementary approaches are available, including weight loss and medical nutrition counseling, skin care, IV nutrition, ayurveda, Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) and wellness coaching.




Bremo Pharmacy   

2024 Staples Mill Rd.  |  804-288-8361  |

Bremo Pharmacy is a full-service, nationally accredited compounding pharmacy offering prescriptions and a wide range of health and wellness products. Bremo’s Women’s Health Services help women at every age and stage. They offer comfort and support for new mothers with products that ease pumping and feeding needs, including breast pumps for sale or rent. For pre- and post-menopausal women, Bremo offers osteoporosis screening and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) that can assist with weight gain, brain fog, hot flashes and more. Visit their website to learn about upcoming classes/events and to sign up for their newsletter.


South River Compounding Pharmacy   

Baylor Rice, RPH, FIACP

11420 W Huguenot Rd., Midlothian  |  3656 Mayland Ct., West End  |  804-897-6447  |

South River Compounding Pharmacy is changing women’s lives throughout the Richmond area by providing customized medications and the highest quality, pharmaceutical-grade nutritional supplements available. Counseling and classes are offered on Weight Loss, Nutrition, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Stress, Pain Management, Anti-Aging, Allergies, Skin Ailments, Auto-Immune Disorders, GI Issues, Chronic Disease, Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) and more. BHRT is a natural and safe way to achieve hormone balance. South River shares your vision of living healthy, active lives, fending off disease and promoting positive lifestyles. Call today. 




Debbie Troxell, RN, MSNH  

Thermographer, Lifestyle Designs
The Wellness Village  |  1404 Starling Drive
804-683-7774  |

Offering safe, non-invasive, radiation-free imaging. Thermography uses an infrared digital camera to detect temperature changes on the skin. Its many applications include breast health, thyroid, cardiac and dental issues. Because the FDA identifies thermography as an adjunct to mammography, anyone who has ever had a mammogram should also have a thermogram. We are pleased to now offer the Infrared-Body app. Everyone who values the need to be proactive and stay healthy can benefit from this health discovery tool. Live happier and healthier longer! Thermograms are interpreted by local physician, Matthew Lee, M.D., RPh, MS.


Yoni Steaming


Lucid Living   

Natasha Foreman

300 E. Grace St.  |  804-592-0747  |

For your Yoni Steaming session, we’ll perform a thorough intake so we can customize your herbs to your womb story. Yoni Steaming can provide toning, strengthening and reconnection. On a clinical level, it can provide healing typically addressed by traditional gynecological visits. Postpartum Yoni Steaming can expedite healing and result in a full recovery. Specifically, lochia drains after the first four-to-six steam sessions, the uterus shrinks back to size after one week, and after one month, the canal is tightly closed. Yoni Steaming has also shown to resolve complications like hemorrhoids, contractions, infections, painful stitches, constipation, incontinence, prolapse and water retention.