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Maryland Birth Network

We are an independent group of childbirth professionals who  practice mother-friendly maternity care, encourage informed health care decisions, and strive to improve our community’s birth culture.


Kairos Holistic Healing Arts Birth Support Services
Serving Maryland, Virginia & Washington DC
Allison Harris, NCTMB, LMT, CD(DONA)

Love 'N Care
Postpartum Doula Service, Lactation Counseling, Multiples Specialist
Maryland, Washington, DC, and Northern VA
Lois Ecker, CPD, CLC

Chesapeake Birth Companions
Your source for Maryland Birth & Postpartum Doulas!
Dawn Single and Sue Opdyke
(410) 866-8454

Jeannie Bryan
Providing childbirth education, birth doula services and belly casting
Serving Hanover, York, Lancaster, Hershey, Shrewsbury, PA and northern Baltimore County, MD

ABC Doula Services
Services we provided: Labor & Postpartum doula, Childbirth Education, Infant Massage instruction, lactation consulting, nursing bra fittings & sales, Hypnobirthing instruction and certified car seat safety services.
Areas served include Baltimore/Annapolis and other central Maryland locations.
Carlita Unger, RN, BSN, CLC, Debi Ansley, RN, CPCE, Michelle Hines, Janel McFadyen and Mary Tripp, CD(DONA), CIMI, CCE
(410) 672-1477

Dawn Single
Serving Baltimore and Harford counties and Baltimore City
Birth Doula
(410) 866-8454 or (410) 866-0321

Loving Childbirth
Carmen Rae Childbirth Educator/Doula Member of CAPPA
Services you provide Childbirth education and labor support services
Serving Germantown
(301) 515-2764

Sarah C. Alva
HypnoBirthing Practioner (Childbirth educator using Hypnosis)
Serving Columbia and surrounding area

The Doula Touch at GBMC ~ Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Offering Birth and Postpartum Doula care, Pre and post natal massage
Serving Baltimore and surrounding area
(443) 849-6287

Mothering Mommies LLC
Offering birth and postpartum care plus in-home IBCLC lactation consultations
Serving Baltimore and surrounding area
(410) 256-0396 Pager (410) 389-3222
Office # is 410-339-5399

Nubian Doulas
Charlene Muhammad, ICD
Serving the Metro Baltimore area
Providing Labor/delivery and postpartum doula services
(443) 803-1179

Lola M Ogungbade
Serving Laurel MD and Washington DC area
Providing lactation education and counseling; home visits, free phone counselling, breastpumps
(240) 464-3767

Baltimore Doula Care
Michele Oseroff
Serving Baltimore area
Childbirth education, labor support and doula training
(410) 664-1747

Blessed Beginnings Parent Education & Doula Services
Shannon McDunnell CLE, CIMI, CCCE, CD, LLLL
Offering Childbirth Education Classes, Breastfeeding Classes & Support, Infant Massage Classes, Labor Doula Services and Belly Casting.
Serving women and families in York, Harrisburg, Hanover, and Lancaster Pa. as well as families in Baltimore County Maryland.

The Baby Duck Childbirth Education
Melody Pershyn Kisor, CBE
Serving Washington DC metro area; Northern Virginia; Annapolis, Maryland; Bethesda, Maryland
Providing natural childbirth prep classes, preconception counseling, breastfeeding classes, infant safety classes, other perinatal classes, baby website hosting and electronic birth announcements plus pregnancy & breastfeeding baskets. ViaCord umbilical cord blood banking consultant
(703) 217-8733

Butterfly Doula Service
Kenyatta Cline, CD(DONA)
Serving Baltimore, Glen Burnie, Annapolis and DC area
Providing birth doula services, prenatal visits, lending library, phone support, postpartum visit
(410) 551-9888
(443) 956-5299 (cell)

Natural Birth DC
Susan Gunn, AAHCC
Serving Washington, DC Metro area, including southern Maryland and northern Virginia
Providing Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth Education
Phone (202) 667-4050
Fax: 202-667-9129

My Baby and More
Serving Carroll County and surrounding Maryland Area
Dedicated to improving the parent/child relationship through education, guidance, and love. Specializing in Parent Coaching & Education Breastfeeding and Babywearing Support

Yoga For Moms
Ann Israel, MA, LCCE, RYT
Serving: the Catonsville and Baltimore Maryland area, USA
Providing: Private Lamaze Prepared Childbirth Classes and Prenatal Yoga classes
Phone: 410-916-9450
MyLambs: Making Your Lamaze Birth Special, LLC
Serving Baltimore, MD Metropolitan area and Washington, DC Metropolitan area
Provider of Childbirth Education services- One Day Classes for 1st time expectant parents as well as Refresher classes for experienced parents. Infant massage classes also available.

LDS Doula Services
Lauren Dawson Strebel, CD(DONA)
Serving Mommies-to-be in Carroll, Baltimore, Harford, Howard & Frederick counties since 2003. Providing birth doula services, prenatal visits, lending library, phone support, postpartum visit, birth story and professional photography.
(410) 913-7085

Serving areas local to Annapolis, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. in Maryland, U.S.A.
Providing Doula Services, Childbirth Education, and working towards Post Partum Doula,
Tina and Matt Overton, CCE
Carroll County Maryland and surrounding areas
Natural Childbirth Classes and Reiki
Jo Anne Crawford, certified Doula
Serving Carroll County, MD and surrounding areas
Providing Birth Doula Services
Traditional Birthing Services
Chinyere & David Tucker
Serving the Washington DC, Baltimore and the surrounding Metropolitan Areas (up to 1 hours drive)
Providing Childbirth Education, Belly Art (Casting, Painting, Henna) and Blessingway services
 443-865-0989  443-865-0989 Baltimore Metro
 202-787-1877  202-787-1877 DC Metro
240-770-8120 fax

Melissa Riggleman-Lafferty
Serving --Western MD and surrounding region
Providing--Birth Doula Services, Lactation Education Classes, Childbirth Education Classes
Phone, fax--240-727-6680
Iaso Healing Arts Center
Serving:  Western MD and surrounding region
Providing:  CranioSacral Therapy, Massage Therapy, Birth/Child/Pregnancy Photography, Aromatherapy, Lactation Consulting, Doula Services, Childbirth Education Classes, Breastfeeding Classes
Phone:  240-727-6680
Birth 2 Remember Doula Services
Melissa Webster
Serving-lower Eastern Shore of Maryland
Providing--birth doula
Phone--  443-880-5531
Webpage (if applicable)--http://www.freewebs.com/birth2remember
Janna Ecklund
birth doula
serving the Maryland/DC/Northern Virginia area
contact information:  301-379-0506
e-mail: jj.blondie@yahoo.com

Larger Circle
Dawn Star Borchelt, BA, CRE
Serving Maryland (Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s Counties), Virginia (Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington), and DC
Services: Birthing From Within Mentor & Doula in training offering childbirth education, birth doula, and postpartum doula services

Dana M. Pase, AAHCC
Serving So. Maryland (Prince Georges & Charles counties and surrounding areas), No. Virginia (Alexandria and surrounding areas), & Wasington DC
Providing classes in The Bradley Method® of Natural Childbirth
(301) 868-4415

Mothertobe Postpartum Doula Care
Providing doula care with a focus on multiple births.W Meal preparation, sibling care, pets, light housekeeping ,grocery shopping, overnight care, and organization.  
Serving Pennslyvannia, Maryland, and Delaware.

A Woman's Place on Main Street
Partners:  Main Street Pharmacy
Serving:  Maryland and the greater Washington, DC area
Providing:  Breastfeeding classes, lactation consultations, mastectomy prosthetics and personal bra fittings (nursing bras included)
Phone, fax:  (301) 233-0544
Email:  amber@womansplaceonmain.com
Webpage:  www.womansplaceonmain.com

Janna Ecklund
Birth Doula
Serving Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia
Providing birth doula services

Damascus Doula
Jennifer Zaranis
Serving PG, Frederick, Howard and Montgomery Co. Maryland
Providing childbirth classes, doula services, preconception counseling, baby website hosting and birth announcements. ViaCord umbilical cord blood banking consultant
Phone, 301.503.4087
Email damascusdoula@gmail.com

Sensational Birthing
Sarah Crumbley, RN, CBE
Maryland (Southern Maryland), Virginia and DC Child Birth Education, Hypnobirthing Classes

Breathe Easy Birthing
Luci Malloy
Serving the Delmarva area (located in Salisbury)
Providing Birth Doula and Postpartum Doula support
Phone,  410.422.7166  410.422.7166    
Email, luci.malloy@gmail.com

, www.BreatheEasyBirthing.com

Virginia S. Rivenbark CD(DONA)
Serving southern Maryland
Providing labor doula, postpartum support and breastfeeding support
 (410) 326-1012  (410) 326-1012                  (443) 532-1648  (443) 532-1648

Serving Baltimore and surrounding areas in Maryland
Providing private childbirth education in your home, and private as well as group prenatal yoga and support
 410-916-9450  410-916-9450         


Danielle Koontz MAA, CBE

Greater Baltimore/DC area (Located in Catonsville)
Childbirth & Parenting Classes / Doula services
 410-456-0980  410-456-0980   



Amazing Birth
Emily Wang, Ph.D., HBCE, CH, Hypnobirthing and VBAC mom
Serving: Washington DC metro area; Northern Virginia; Rockville, Maryland; Bethesda, Maryland; Potomac, Maryland
Providing: HypnoBirthing childbirth class, HypnoFertility treatment, Hypnobirthing doula service
Phone:  240-328-8169  240-328-8169
Email: emily@amazing-birth.com
webpage: www.amazing-birth.com



Baltimore Family Beginnings
Emily Pelton, CBE, CLE, CLC
Baltimore and surrounding areas
Birth doula services and childbirth and parenting education
 443-414-4476  443-414-4476


Sunrise Midwifery
Laura L Cochran, CPM
Serving: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania
Providing: Midwifery care, including homebirth, water birth, and well woman care
 (302)722-7002  (302)722-7002


Belladonna Birth Services

Deanna Kopf

Serving Baltimore City, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard Counties and Southern PA

Providing birth doula services

 410-596-2032  410-596-2032



The Best Days of Your Life Doula Services
Tara Curtis CD(DONA)
Serving: Maryland: Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Harford County, Howard County, Cecil County, Anne Arundle County
Providing: Birth Doula Services and Childbirth Education
Phone, fax:  410-236-8021  410-236-8021
Email: doulatara@gmail.com
Webpage: www.thebestdays.webs.com


Brio Birth Baltimore
Dianne Sellers
Serving  Baltimore, however, I serve clients in most of Maryland.
Providing Brio Birth Classes, Doula Services (Home and Hospital), Childbirth Photography
Phone,   410-227-6174  410-227-6174
Email  iluvmy5girls@gmail.com
Webpage   http://briobirthbaltimore.weebly.com/


Trusting Our Bodies

Jessica Groves, AAHCC

Serving Carroll Co, Baltimore Co, Frederick Co, Howard Co in Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania

Providing natural childbirth education classes and birth support services in the home or hospital



Baby Bee Natural Childbirth Education (Classes in The Bradley Method ®)
Serving the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area / Maryland / Northern Virginia
For decades, The Bradley Method ® has provided expectant parents with the information, tools, and techniques to achieve the birth they desire.  We offer small classes following a 12-week curriculum which includes information on nutrition and prenatal exercises to prepare mom's body for birth, labor and pushing techniques, understanding medical interventions / complications, avoiding unnecessary C-sections, relaxation practice, and the husband's or coach's essential role in pregnancy, birth and postpartum.
Michelle Wedge, AAHCC
(240) 770-6097

Tranquil Baby
Serving- Annapolis, Maryland
Providing- Brio Birth Childbirth Classes, Infant Massage Classes, Infant Soothing Classes and Instinctive Parenting Classes
Phone, fax-
Email- tranquilbaby@gmail.com
Webpage- www.TranquilBaby.com

Nina Ayd Johanson, M.S., CCC-SLP; CEIM

Serving Baltimore Metropolitan Area

Services: Infant Massage Classes (Individual or Group); Infant and young child feeding therapy and support (breast/bottle, transition to solids, failure to thrive, other health/medical/developmental concerns impacting eating/drinking skills); Seminars for Parents or Professionals related to Infant Massage, Infant/Young Child Feeding/Nutrition

Email: feedourchildren@verizon.net


Family Tree Doula Service

Tristan Maire, CNA
Offering antepartum, postpartum, and birth doula services and lactation counseling in Maryland, Delaware, and southeast Pennsylvania.
Phone: 443-902-1888


Motherhood Made Easy
Serving the following Maryland Counties: Anne Arundel, Carroll, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George’s. Kent and Queen Anne’s County served on a case by case basis.
Providing: Postpartum Doula Care
Courtnee Tate, CCE, CD(DONA)
Phone: 410-533-5940
Email: motherhoodmadeez@aol.com

Belly Flower
Partners: Kimberly Chandler
Serving: Serving Southern Maryland and the surrounding areas including:  Calvert,Counties, Annapolis and Arnold, MD.
Providing: Providing weekly childbirth classes, personalized doula care, and pregnancy workshops. The weekly childbirth class series provides a place where expectant mothers and their birth companions may Charles, St. Mary’s 
come to learn about their options during pregnancy and birth and always be respected for their personal choices. There is a significant emphasis on preparing for a natural childbirth, while at the same time supporting all expectant parents and the labors and births they desire.
Phone: 443-771-0613
e-mail: kimberly@bellyflower.com


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