Howard County

Howard County

Howard County Local Resources



Awaken Wellness 410-312-9922


Babywearing Support

Austin Reese, Breast+Skin+Sling 571-409-0892


Belly Binding

Doulas of Central MD 410-871-8148


Birthing Centers

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

Birth Classes

Birth You Desire (In person & Online)

Bradley Method (Rebecca Bryant)

Bradley Method (Alyssa Kinney)  

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

Austin Reese, Breast+Skin+Sling 571-409-0892

Informed Birth Choices (Diana Kaplan)


Cesarean Section & VBAC Support

International Cesarean Awareness Network 1-800-686-4226


Circumcision & Intact Care Information

Sarah Fangmeyer- Intact MD  


Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Support

Hope Works 410-997-2272



Doulas of Central MD 410-871-8148

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

Jessica Kent Birth Services   240-285-3785

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

Informed Birth Choices(Diana Kaplan)

Warm Scarf Doula Katie (864) 356-3487

Irene Kim Family Ways Doula

Destination Baby- Sydney Butler

Annapolis Area Doulas – Carly Glover (Gambrills)


Lactation Consultants (IBCLC)

Breastfeeding Center of MD 301-355-3280

The Lactation Room 301-529-5433

Katy Linda, IBCLC

Traveling Baby Nurse 703-713-2370

Austin Reese, Breast+Skin+Sling 571-409-0892

Destination Baby- Sydney Butler


Lactation Support & Meetings

Mindfulness Lactation Care




Joanna Karaoulis, FacePlace Columbia, 410-730-5079

Rose Marie Lmt

Destination Baby- Sydney Butler


Midwives (Homebirth)

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

M.A.M.A.S. Midwives (Bilingual English & Spanish)

Mother Care Midwifery (Sarah Branson) 541-731-7612

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

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


Sacred Journey Birthing Services (Diane Sellers) 410-227-6174

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

Susan Dodge, – office 410-451-0057, cell 301-928-3485

Birthwise Midwifery

Miscarriage and Infant Loss

Chesapeake Life Center

Family Ways (Rachel Frier Carbonneau) 301-412-2976

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

The Nurtured Life, Sherene Cauley 410-440-8780


Mother Blessings/ Blessingways

The Nurtured Life, Sherene Cauley 410-440-8780

Austin Reese, Breast+Skin+Sling 571-409-0892


Lindsay Dokou St. Agnes Medical Group Catonsville, MD

Audra Blum and Katie DePalma St. Agnes Women’s Group



Klebanow and Associates (serving newborns at HoCo)

Placenta Encapsulation

Doulas of Central MD 410-871-8148

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

Destination Baby- Sydney Butler


Postpartum Support

The Nurtured Life, Sherene Cauley 410-440-8780

Nesting Space Therapy, Emily Souder LCSW-C

New Moms Support Group offered by Howard County Healthy Families

Miranda Layton (pre and post natal therapy)

Overnight Newborn Care

Pregnancy, Birth & Baby Photographers

Jessica Fenfert (Newborn and Family)

April Davidson (birth)

Flavia Oleneiwski 443-812-8222

Baltimore Birth Photographers-

Specialty Stores

McaDoodle Consignment (Fulton, MD)

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


Yoga- Prenatal & Maternal

The Nurtured Life, Sherene Cauley 410-440-8780

Rolling Brook Yoga (mom and me)

Howard County General Hospital

The Happy Yogi

Sheena Hill – (car seat tech, sleep coach and gentle parenting help)


Dawn Millman Popp Au Pair childcare consultant.



Revised March 30, 2018

Compiled by The Birthing Circle

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