Frederick County Resources

Frederick County Resources


Acupuncture & Herbology Center- Erika Weshinskey   304-535-9999

Holistic Health Assoc.    301-620-1414       

The Turning Point   240-405-7878       

Babywearing Support

Blue Ridge Babywearers

Belly Binding

Doulas of Central MD 410-871-8148

Helping Hannes Doula Services (Eimile Hannes) 240-422-8199

Hub City Doulas (Frances Pierce & Jillian Potter) 240-452-1123

NoVa Birth Services (Andrea Proper) 571-367-9817

Red House Birth (Amy Miller) 240-643-8768

Sarah Scolaro 304-616-2129

Two Rivers Childbirth 540-539-7991

Birthing Centers

Premier Birth Center (Winchester, VA) 540-709-1737

Special Beginnings (Arnold, MD) 410-626-8982

The Natural Birth Center at INOVA Loudoun (Leesburg, VA)

Birth Classes

Abundant Birth Support (Camille Nyman) 315-882-0040

Birth You Desire (In person & Online)

Birthworks – Lindsey Welch    240-626-6856

Bradley Method – Bella Rose Birth Services (Alyssa Kinney)

Informed Birth Choices (Alison Knotek)   410-941-9422

Lavender Birth Services (Eva Street) 443-804-0950

My Birth Companion, LLC – Odile Penet 443-739-0113

NoVa Birth Services (Andrea Proper) 571-367-9817

Red House Birth (Amy Miller) 240-643-8768

Your Birth Experience – Two Rivers Childbirth 540-539-7991

Cesarean Section & VBAC Support

International Cesarean Awareness Network ICAN (Ellie Landru, Laura Soisson, & Brandy Firth) 1-800-686-4226 EXT 179



Dr. Lisa Hinkle, Arise Chiropractic- Webster Certified   301-662-4220

Chiropractic First- Webster Certified                     301-829-4040

Dr. Angela Grove, Dancingspine Chiropractic- Webster Certified       301-748-0327

Family Chiropractic Center     301-695-5332

McLaughlin Family Chiropractic 301-898-8005

Park Bench Chiropractic          301-378-0334

Rosemont Chiropractic & Rehab 301-698-8282

Spring Ridge Chiropractic – Webster Certified 301-668-2222


Circumcision & Intact Care Information

Sarah Fangmeyer- Intact MD  


Cloth Diapers

Two Rivers Cloth Diapering

Cloth Diaper Classes-  Enkore Kids, Boonsboro   301-668-0837

*See below Specialty Stores for local retail options


Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Support

Heartly House, Inc. 301-662-8800



Abundant Birth Support (Camille Nyman) Birth Doula 315-882-0040

Bella Rose Birth Services (Alyssa Kinney) Birth & Postpartum Doula

Big Belly Hug (Roni Zelivinski) Birth Doula

Birth You Desire (Ursula Sabia Sukinik, Ashley Medley, Carling Sothoron, Lynn Converse)

Cecilia Roberson Postpartum Doula & Breastfeeding Specialist 210-913-5046

Doulas of Central Maryland Birth & Postpartum Doula 410-871-8148

Echo Morris Birth Doula 240-409-6474

Ellie Landru (Specializes in working with multiples) Birth & Postpartum Doula

Eva Street Birth & Postpartum Doula      443-804-0950        

Family Ways (Rachel Frier Carbonneau) Birth & Postpartum Doulas 301-412-2976

Frederick Moms and Doulas (Brittany DeFrehn & Sarah Hetrick) Birth & Postpartum Doulas

Hand Waves Birth Services (ASL Doulas- Ally Balsley & Brittany Noschese) Birth & Postpartum Doulas

Helping Hannes Doula Services (Eimile Hannes) Birth & Postpartum Doulas    240-422-8199

Hub City Doulas (Frances Pierce & Jillian Potter) Birth & Postpartum Doulas 240-452-1123

Informed Birth Choices (Alison Knotek) Birth Doula  410-941-9422

Jessica Kent Birth & Postpartum Doula, Breastfeeding Support    240-285-3785

Kate Lynch – Birth & Sibling Doula 301-514-0186

Little Flower Doula (Kelly Shealer) Postpartum Doula 240-405-9747

Morning Light Midwifery (Andrea Goldstein) Birth & Postpartum Doula  304-725-6516

Mother Journey Birth Support (Jen Sincevich & Courtney Buhrman) Birth & Sibling Doulas


My Birth Companion, LLC (Odile Penet) Birth Doula   443-739-0113

NoVa Birth Services (Andrea Proper) Birth & Postpartum Doulas 571-367-9817

Overnight Newborn Care Postpartum Doulas  301-526-2811

Red House Birth (Amy Miller) Birth & Postpartum Doula 240-643-8768

Sarah Scolaro Birth Doula 304-616-2129

Stonepath Birth (Shawna DeWitt, Erika Weshinskey, & Heather Self) Birth Doula  571-271-5977

Two Rivers Childbirth (Bergen Howlett, Julie Miller, and Kaylah McCourtney) Birth & Postpartum Doulas 540-539-7991


Dr. Russell at Serenity Natural Health Care 240-397-6771

The Journey Counseling- Psychotherapy (Iwona Gerner, LGPC) 301-712-9015


Fitness (Prenatal & Postpartum)


Lisa Nelson (Trainer, Instructor)



An Excellent Birth (Leslie Ann Picket, MCHt)     240-415-1200


Homeopathic Care & Natural Medicine

Acupuncture & Herbology Center- Erika Weshinskey


Center for Mind Body Therapies- Dr. Donna Acree, N.D. 301-631-2936 or

Serenity Natural Health Care 240-397-6771

SustainablyWell- Silke Weiss, Traditional Naturopath, Natural Health Practitioner




Lactation Consultants (IBCLC)

Blue Ridge Breastfeeding 301-744-9566

Breastfeeding Center of MD 301-355-3280

Kathy Lee 240-478-2920

Metropolitan Breastfeeding 301-943-9293  

The Lactation Room 301-529-5433


Lactation Support Meetings

Frederick Memorial Hospital- Every Friday at 1:30-3:00pm, enter through the Labor & Delivery entrance

La Leche League of Frederick, MD     or

24 hour hotline 877-452-5324


Debbie Couture (Arise Chiropractic- Fertility, Pre & Post Natal Massage, Infant Massage)


Frances Pierce, LMT 249-527-3494

Renee Henning (Ruhamah Massage Therapy)


Midwives – FMH

Midwifery Care Associates (partnered with Simmonds, Martin & Helmbrecht, Chtd OBGYN’s)



Midwives- Homebirth

Birthroot Midwifery (Shanna Mastrangelo & Zellene Struble) 304-876-3516

Loudoun Homebirth & Healthcare (Hilary Biesecker)   540-336-0310

Morning Light Midwifery (Liz O’Shea) 301-788-0113

Mother Care Midwifery (Sarah Branson, Brittany Coffman) 541-731-7612

Riverside Midwifery, LLC (Nannette Jenkins, Chris Bontrager, Mychal Pilia)        


Shifrah’s Sisters Holistic Birth Services  (Elizabeth Reiner) 202-446-4400


Miscarriage and Infant Loss

Face 2 Face Frederick (support group- Jeanie Watts)


Isaac Delisle Foundation

Hospice of Frederick County 240-566-3030

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (Lindsey Welch, coordinator) 240-626-6856

The Journey Counseling- Psychotherapy (Iwona Gerner, LGPC) 301-712-9015


Mother Blessings/ Blessingways

Family Ways     301-412-2976

Lisa Feiertag 240-515-4590

Mare Cromwell 240-405-4265

Two Rivers Childbirth 540-539-7991


Whole Health, RD (Nicole Holovath, MS, RN, LDN) 240-397-9807

Original Nourishment (Taylor Fury, MS, CNS, LDN, RYT-200) 240-205-6730


OBGYN’s (provide delivery at FMH)

Capital Women’s Care      240-215-0439

Maryland Perinatal Associates (High Risk Pregnancies) 240-529-1663

Simmonds, Martin & Helmbrecht, Chtd.  301-620-7144

OB&GYN Center 301-663-4545

Placenta Encapsulation

Ana Paula 240-801-0499

Doulas of Central MD 410-871-8148

Ellie Landru & April Clemons

Family Ways      301-412-2976

Helping Hannes Doula Services (Eimile Hannes)   240-422-8199

Hub City Doulas (Frances Pierce & Jillian Potter) 240-452-1123

Maryland Placenta Nurse (Heather Rawlett) 843-957-4690

Monocacy Birth Services (Kendra Coates) 301-788-3200

My Birth Companion, LLC (Odile Penet)  443-739-0113

NoVa Birth Services (Andrea Proper) 571-367-9817

Red House Birth (Amy Miller) 240-643-8768

Two Rivers Childbirth 540-539-7991    


Postpartum Support

EMBRACE Support Group (Frederick)- 1st Saturday morning of every month


Ahimsa Therapy- Psychotherapy (Alicia Barmon, LCPC, ERYT)   617-319-1162  

Four Branches Therapy & Wellness (Katie Marsh Lyburn, LCWS-C) 240-818-8090

Lisa McCrohan, MA, LCSW-C, RYT- Psychotherapy 240-324-7409

Kindred Tree Healing Center – (Meghan Murphy, LCSW-C) 443-579-4383

The Journey Counseling- Psychotherapy (Iwona Gerner, LGPC 301-712-9015


Pregnancy, Birth & Baby Photographers

Amanda Kate

Barbara Kaas

Brittany DeFrehn

Casey Dugue

Christin Lewin

Diana Boumel

Erica Rampant

Faith Kelchaw

Jacqie Q

Jessica Huey (Family Ways)!photography/c18oa

Jessica Neumann

Jo Mahaney

Lindsey Welch

Liz Hough

Photos by Lacey

Sarah Rachel Photography

Tessa Lee



Alicia Platter 301-331-6414

Frances Pierce, LMT 249-527-3494



Frances Pierce, LMT 249-527-3494

Judy Buchanan   240-397-6771

Laura Soisson 301-639-1006


Specialty Stores

Baby MoonShine (All natural baby products)

Blessed with Baby (Handmade local cloth diapers & more)   or

Breastmilk & Placenta Jewelry- Nicole Brown 301-514-1931

Bum de Yada (Cloth Diapers & Baby Gear)

Cherapy Therapeutic Heat Pillows

Enkore Kids   301-668-0837

Flaxie Packs (Flaxseed thermal packs) 301-620-1491

Kindred (baby & children’s clothes, registry) 301-698-2633

Little Jay’s Bows (baby accessories)

Lucy’s Consignment, Mount Airy

Momme Meals (Energy & Lactation snacks- Kristen Bocanegra) 703-395-4893

Up On The Hill, Shepherdstown


Tongue Tie Treatment

Dr. James Ryan (Evolution Oral Services) 301-916-6000

Dr. Michael Virts (Mount Airy Smiles) 301-829-6588

Dr. Robert Marcus 410-526-5050

Mouthology (Courtney Bray – Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy)  301-275-6350


Yoga- Prenatal & Maternal

Homegrown Yoga    410-775-6304

Little Family Yoga at Dancing Bear

Mountain Spirit Yoga- Carla McAdams   301-730-6861

Mommy & Me Yoga- Kayla McCourtney

Shala Wellness- Allison Dapsauski, Mommy & Me Yoga 301-682-9642

Sol Yoga 301-620-0027




Revised Oct 22, 2017

Compiled by The Birthing Circle

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