Pausing Purposefully in Life and at Nurture

Pausing Purposefully in Life and at Nurture

Last year I (Leslie Lytle) was thrilled to be able to deepen my understanding of circle process, racial and social justice, and perinatal support programming for marginalized citizens through the Pat Asch Fellowship for Social Justice. Each training I attended felt...
Help Create a Community Resource Directory

Help Create a Community Resource Directory

Giving birth is only the start. I’ve known this for some time now. In my previous professional “chapters” as a prenatal massage therapist, yoga teacher, and doula, daily interactions with my clients and students afforded me insight into the needs of  RVA’s prenatal...
Mother’s Gift Circle Baby Item & Clothing Drive

Mother’s Gift Circle Baby Item & Clothing Drive

At any given time hundreds of Richmond teenagers are facing the challenges of pregnancy. In addition to pregnancy’s inherent difficulties (exhaustion, anxiety. . . you know the list), these girls’ burden often includes shame, poverty, and violence. Friends of Nurture...
Passing the halfway point: reflections on the year so far.

Passing the halfway point: reflections on the year so far.

On September 1st, Nurture arrived at the halfway point of our 2017 fiscal year. We thought it might be a good time to review what we’ve been up to and what we’ve accomplished during that time. Because we are a young nonprofit, reaching our goals requires...
Nurture welcomes VCU intern Tiana Smith

Nurture welcomes VCU intern Tiana Smith

Nurture is thrilled to welcome Tiana Smith, a senior in Health Sciences at VCU, as an intern this semester. Read below to learn more about Tiana and her passion for women’s health. For as long as I can remember, I have always wanted to be in the medical field or...