Birthing Circle Partnered Providers

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Reviving Fire

My name is Laura Durbin (pronouns are she/her/hers), and I am a Pelvic Steaming Practitioner in Frederick MD ( I travel to postpartum clients in the DMV area). To prepare for conception, I use pelvic steaming for fertility, reproductive diagnoses, STI’s, and balancing the menstrual cycle. After conception, I use pelvic steaming for labor preparation beginning at 38 weeks, labor, postpartum, miscarriage, and abortion recovery. I use traditional East-Asian bodywork therapies such as pelvic steaming, full body herbal steam saunas, and gua sha to awaken your bodies natural wellness and health. In the postpartum time, I use gua sha to address clogged ducts and mastitis. I am passionate about helping people to feel at ease, joyful, and at home in their bodies. I am a trauma-informed health practitioner and an affirming provider. LGBTQ + centered.

 

Spring Ridge Chiropractic

Spring Ridge Chiropractic

Dr. Lisa Ortiz

Chiropractor
Dr. Ortiz received her Bachelors degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College in 1995. Dr. Ortiz is a Graston Technique® certified provider and has completed post graduate work in whiplash traumatology and chiropractic rehabilitation. She served as a faculty member at New York Chiropractic College and has enjoyed private practice in New York and Maryland. Dr. Ortiz is a firm believer in giving back to the community. She is an active member of the Rotary Club of Carroll Creek and is currently serving as a board member.

Dr. Chris Hinchman

Chiropractor
Dr. Hinchman received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College in 1993.  Following graduation he served as a faculty member at New York Chiropractic College until 2000, when he left to open a private practice in Laurel, Maryland.  In 2006 he and his wife, Dr Lisa Ortiz, purchased Spring Ridge Chiropractic.

Washington County Local Resource List:

Washington County Health Department Services:

Baby Basics – Supports hard working parents who are struggling to make ends meet and need diapers for their babies       babybasicsgh.com           240-217-8182                   

Mary’s Center – Crisis Pregnancy Center – Provides free pregnancy tests and material assistance to qualifying families.               Maryscentermd.org         301-739-1234                

Washington County Family Center – The Washington County Family Center provides a variety of services for expectant parents and families with children aged birth to four years of age.  Services are designed to empower families to become self-sufficient through personal achievement, education, and positive parenting.  Services include on-site early childhood development, Adult Basic Education (ABE), General Equivalency Diploma (GED) instruction, External Diploma Program (EDP), high school credit classes, Family Literacy programs, employability services, health education services, parenting education and transportation.               Togetherwithfamilies.org/family-center/              301-790-4002              

Safe Kids Car Seats – car seat checks, safety workshops, safe car seats               https://www.safekids.org/coalition/safe-kids-washington-county-md                       301-790-8380    

Birth to K – services for infants and toddlers with disabilities. Wcpsmd.com/special-education/birth-5             301-766-8217                    fuhrmsta@scps.k12.md.us

Acupuncture

Acupuncture & Herbology Center- Erika Weshinskey   304-535-9999  www.erikasacupunctureandherbs.com 

CAM Center of Hagerstown (Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Massage) 301-797-3737 www.camcenterofhagerstown.com

Hagerstown Holistic Wellness 301-671-5549 www.hagerstownholisticwellness.com 

The Turning Point  240-405-7878                www.theturningpointacupuncture.com

Babywearing Support

Blue Ridge Babywearers facebook.com/groups/blueridgebabywearers

Belly Binding

NoVa Birth Services (Andrea Proper) 571-367-9817 www.novabirthservices.com 

Red House Birth (Amy Miller) 240-643-8768 www.redhousebirth.com 

Sarah Scolaro 304-616-2129 doula.scolaro@gmail.com 

Two Rivers Childbirth 540-539-7991 www.TwoRiversChildbirth.com 

Birthing Centers

Premier Birth Center (Winchester, VA) 540-709-1737 www.Premierbirth.com 

Birth Classes

Lamaze – Becky Morrison, Second Star Family Education 301-742-4521 beckymorrison1007@gmail.com 

NoVa Birth Services (Andrea Proper) 571-367-9817 www.novabirthservices.com 

Red House Birth (Amy Miller) 240-643-8768 www.redhousebirth.com 

Your Birth Experience – Two Rivers Childbirth 540-539-7991  www.TwoRiversChildbirth.com 

Holly Sontz (HypnoBirthing) – Believe in Birthing www.believeinbirthing.com 

Potomac Birth Services 240-347-3540 www.potomacbirthservices.com 

Cesarean Section & VBAC Support

International Cesarean Awareness Network ICAN (Ellie Landru and Eva Street)

Chiropractors

Aligning Your Life 301-739-4878 www.aligningyourlife.com 

CAM Center of Hagerstown (Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Massage) 301-797-3737 www.camcenterofhagerstown.com 

Park Bench Chiropractic         301-378-0334 www.parkbenchchiropractic.com

Circumcision & Intact Care Information

Sarah Fangmeyer- Intact MD  IntactMaryland@gmail.com www.facebook.com/IntactMD  

Cloth Diapers

Two Rivers Cloth Diapering www.facebook.com/groups/blueridgeclothdiaperingnetwork 

*See below Specialty Stores for local retail options

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Support

Heartly House, Inc. 301-662-8800 www.heartlyhouse.org 

Doulas 

Hand Waves Birth Services (ASL Doulas- Ally Balsley & Brittany Noschese) Birth & Postpartum Doulas www.HandWavesBirth.com 

NoVa Birth Services (Andrea Proper) Birth & Postpartum Doulas 571-367-9817 www.novabirthservices.com 

Red House Birth (Amy Miller) Birth & Postpartum Doula 240-643-8768 www.redhousebirth.com 

Sarah Scolaro Birth Doula 304-616-2129 doula.scolaro@gmail.com 

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

Potomac Birth Services (Jillian Potter) 240-347-3540 www.potomacbirthservices.com 

Fertility

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

The Journey Counseling- Psychotherapy (Iwona Gerner, LGPC) 301-712-9015 www.thejourneycounseling.net

Homeopathic Care & Natural Medicine

Acupuncture & Herbology Center- Erika Weshinskey

  304-535-9999 www.erikasacupunctureandherbs.com

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

Serenity Natural Health Care 240-397-6771 www.serenitynhc.com 

SustainablyWell- Silke Weiss, Traditional Naturopath, Natural Health Practitioner

240-422-7457 www.SustainablyWell.net 

Lactation Consultants 

Blue Ridge Breastfeeding –  IBCLC (Megan O’Reilly) 301-744-9566 www.blueridgebreastfeeding.com 

Potomac Birth Services – Certified Lactation Counselor (Jillian Potter) 240-347-3540 www.potomacbirthservices.com 

Lactation Support Meetings

La Leche League of Hagerstown, MD              www.lllofmd-de-dc.org/index.html 

24 hour hotline 877-452-5324

Massage 

CAM Center of Hagerstown (Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Massage) 301-797-3737 www.camcenterofhagerstown.com 

Frances Pierce, LMT 249-527-3494

Hagerstown Holistic Wellness 301-671-5549 www.hagerstownholisticwellness.com

Midwives – Hospital

Meritus Health Midwives www.meritushealth.com/treatment-care/maternity-services/midwives/ 

Capital Women’s Care   301-665-9098 https://capitalwomenscarehagerstown-obstetricsgynecologyclinic.business.site/

Midwives- Homebirth

Birthroot Midwifery (Shanna Mastrangelo & Zellene Struble) 304-876-3516 www.birthrootwv.com 

Loudoun Homebirth & Healthcare (Hilary Biesecker)   540-336-0310    www.loudounhomebirth.com 

Riverside Midwifery, LLC (Nannette Jenkins, Chris Bontrager)        

240-341-4974 www.riversidemidwifery.com

Shifrah’s Sisters Holistic Birth Services  (Elizabeth Reiner) 202-446-4400 www.shifrahssisters.com 

Miscarriage and Infant Loss

Hope Through Birth 240-452-6323 www.hopethroughbirth.com 

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

The Journey Counseling- Psychotherapy (Iwona Gerner, LGPC) 301-712-9015 www.thejourneycounseling.net

Mother Blessings/ Blessingways

Family Ways    301-412-2976 www.family-ways.com 

Lisa Feiertag 240-515-4590 lisa@ariveroflove.com 

Mare Cromwell 240-405-4265 www.MareCromwell.com 

Two Rivers Childbirth 540-539-7991 www.TwoRiversChildbirth.com 

Nutrition

Whole Health, RD (Nicole Holovath, MS, RN, LDN) 240-397-9807 www.WholeHealthRD.com

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

OBGYN’s (provide delivery at FMH)

Capital Women’s Care   301-665-9098 https://capitalwomenscarehagerstown-obstetricsgynecologyclinic.business.site/

Meritus Women’s Health Specialists at Robinwood 301-791-5555 www.meritushealth.com 

Placenta Encapsulation

Maryland Placenta Nurse (Heather Rawlett) 843-957-4690 www.marylandplacentanurse.com 

NoVa Birth Services (Andrea Proper) 571-367-9817 www.novabirthservices.com 

Red House Birth (Amy Miller) 240-643-8768 www.redhousebirth.com 

Two Rivers Childbirth 540-539-7991              www.TwoRiversChildbirth.com 

Postpartum Support

EMBRACE Support Group (Frederick)- last Saturday morning of every month Gerner@thejourneycounseling.net 

Pregnancy, Birth & Baby Photographers

Christin Lewin www.christinlewin.com 

Jo Mahaney www.photgraphybyjo.net 

Lindsey Welch www.lindseywelchphotography.com

Liz Hough www.houghphotography.com 

Photos by Lacey www.photosbylacey.com

Sarah Rachel Photography    www.sarahrachaelphotography.com 

Specialty Stores

Baby MoonShine (All natural baby products) www.BabyMoonShine.com 

Breastmilk & Placenta Jewelry- Nicole Brown 301-514-1931 nicolembrown117@gmail.com 

Cherapy Therapeutic Heat Pillows www.cherapy.com 

Flaxie Packs (Flaxseed thermal packs) 301-620-1491 www.flaxiepacks.com 

Up On The Hill, Shepherdstown www.uponthehilldiapers.com/store 

Tongue Tie Treatment

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

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

Dr. Robert Marcus 410-526-5050 www.robertmarcusdds.com 

Mouthology (Courtney Bray – Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy)  301-275-6350  www.mymouthology.com 

Revised January 22, 2020

Compiled by The Birthing Circle

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