Set to launch in the coming weeks, The Drop allows parents who have extra breast milk to share it with parents and babies in need.
“If it weren’t for Premier Circle, I’d be homeless,” said Sunshades, a shelter guest.
“Breastfeeding is not free,” said Dr. Irène Mathieu, a Charlottesville pediatrician. She said that low-income parents and those who don’t get parental leave or space at work to pump breast milk are having the most difficult time.
Vic Garber, deputy director of Parks and Recreation, says he hasn’t seen a staff shortage this severe in his 10 years at the department.
Farmville earns $15,000 and the private company that operates the center earns $2 million per month from the federal government, even though they had a huge COVID-19 outbreak and detainees say that conditions there have been unbearable.
Virginia legislators prepare to battle over abortion rights.
Here are the answers to five of the most common questions we got about our reporting on the city’s declining tree canopy.
“I’d like to say that, along with this lovely spring that we are having, this is part of a new beginning. But, we have been fooled before so we’ll just have to wait and see,” said Dr. Reid Adams, UVA Health’s chief medical officer.
For many, having a “birth sister” can make a big difference for their health and well-being while pregnant and giving birth.
“I think the idea of having places to gather and green spaces with trees will be good for me and my neighbors,” said South First Street resident Estephany Kepchar.