Addressing Maternal Disparities One Family At A Time

Through Education, Advocacy, and Empowerment.

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Our Mission 

DMV Birth Doulas is a prestigious black-owned practice in Howard County, Maryland providing medical, surgical and holistic doula care + support through fertility and beyond. 

 

Our practice specialize in IUI/Surrogacy, Hospital Birth Rights, Homebirth & Traditional Postpartum Support. Our black doulas have over 20+ years of experience supporting Natural Births, VBAC's, Inductions, Cesareans, Epidurals, Homebirths & High Risk Pregnancies. 

 

We have privileges to support births at all maternity hospitals within in the DMV.  We service Baltimore, Washington, DC, Northern Virginia, and up to 100 miles from our home office in Ellicott City, Maryland.

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Home Birth
Support

Like many families, I'm sure you may have considered the home birth option. Our home birth doula support will you help you prepare for an out-of-hospital birth, connect you with professional community midwives, and provide resources to optimized your ideal birth experience.

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Natural Birth Support

Whether you are anticipating a natural birth experience at a birth center, at home, or in the hospital, our strategies and modalities will help you mentally, physically, and emotionally prepare for birth without an epidural. 

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VBAC Support

Every birthing person has the right to a Trial of Labor. Our VBAC support is geared towards avoiding an unnecessary repeat cesarean birth, providing evidence-based statistics and preparation for a family centered cesarean if a trial of labor is not possible.

High Risk  Support

Having a high-risk pregnancy doesn't mean doula support won't be valuable to your pregnancy & childbirth experience. Our high risk doula support provide unlimited prenatal counseling and education on how to manage and maintain a safe and healthy pregnancy until delivery

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Family Planning

Our Family planning services will prepare your body for pregnancy and birth by contributing to the care of your reproductive organs, sexual health, and mental state.

Medicated Birth Support

Many people around the world have a successful vaginal delivery with the use of pain medication during labor. Our medicated birth support will help you manage early labor at home, understand the risks and benefits of the epidural, and how to avoid a c-section. 

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Pre & PostOp Support

Our pre-op and post-op doula services will prepare you and your body for surgery by receiving emotional support, education classes, and hands-on post-operative care from an experienced professional.

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Postpartum & Newborn Support 

Having a new baby can be a big adjustment but you don't have to do this alone. Our postpartum doula services will help you and your family prepare for the days and months ahead as you transition into parenthood. 

Testimonials

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Meet Baby Zara

Nikita provided a comprehensive package of emotional, mental and physical support combined with pregnancy/childbirth education. I felt much more at ease towards the end of my pregnancy and had a better understanding of what to expect at my doctor appointments and L&D.

—  Leiora K

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