Addressing Maternal Disparities One Family At A Time
Through Education, Advocacy, and Empowerment
DMV Birth Doulas is a prestigious black-owned practice in Howard County, Maryland providing collaborative medical and holistic care throughout Fertility, Childbirth, & Postpartum.
Our approach to fertility and birth care is holistic and evidence-based, incorporating the latest medical research and best practices to ensure the safest and healthiest outcomes for families. We prioritize patient education and support, empowering families to take an active role in their healthcare decision-making and fostering a culture of transparency and trust.
Our practice specialize in IUI, IVF/Surrogacy, Homebirth, Hospital Birth Rights, & Traditional Postpartum Medicine & Care. Our black midwifery students/doulas have over 20+ years of experience supporting Natural Births, VBAC's, Inductions, Cesareans, Epidurals, Homebirth & High Risk Pregnancies.
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Have you considered home birth? Home birth is becoming an increasingly popular option for expectant parents that desire little to no intervention throughout prenatal care, labor, birth, and postpartum. Midwives are the experts at supporting low-risk pregnancies and births.
Natural Birth Support
Whether you are anticipating a natural birth experience at a birth center, or at the hospital, we will help you and your partner create a custom plan in combination with our strategies and modalities to help you mentally, physically, and emotionally prepare for birth without an epidural.
Planned Pregnancies are shown to improve maternal and infant health, risk status during pregnancy, labor, and birth while decreasing the risk of complications after birth. We understand the emotional and physical challenges of infertility and strive to provide a comprehensive range of services and support to help our patients achieve their family-building goals.
Medicated Birth Support
Although many people around the world have a successful vaginal delivery with the use of pain medication during labor, it is still an Intervention that may require other interventions. Our medicated birth support will help you manage early labor at home, understand the cascade of interventions and the risks and benefits of epidurals, and ways to avoid a c-section.
Pre & PostOp Support
Preoperative & Postoperative Support is provided to help you and your spouse prepare for the surgery, receive education on what to expect before, during, and after. We prepare you and your family mentally and physically, while easing any anxiety. Postoperative support is designed to help you recover from surgery and receive education and support such as wound care, nutrition, etc.
Postpartum & Newborn Support
With patience, understanding and support from a Trained Professional, your family can adjust and flourish with the addition of your new baby. Our services typically include day or overnight newborn services, placenta encapsulation, breastfeeding consults, and education on infant nutrition and care. We offer short-term and long-term contracts.
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