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Doula, Childbirth Classes & Placenta Encapsulation Baltimore & Maryland

Pain management for childbirth: Hypnosis

This is a very informative podcast about hypnosis and labor pain management.  Learn the facts and myths.
Knowledge is power.  Learn how to let go of fears, anxiety, tensions and release pain.

In addition, studies and researches show that it’s a efficient comfort technique.  As a result, women never loses control when in hypnosis during childbirth.

What is hypnosis and how does it work? Did you know it’s also beneficial for an healthy pregnancy?

Self-hypnosis for pain management, with Julietta Appleton

Most of all, “Mind+Body Birth is a unique, science-based system of birth hypnosis and childbirth education designed to help pregnant women achieve a calm, empowered birth. The perception of birth is reframed using specific, proven techniques which melt away negative thoughts and anxiety. The mind can refocus, and the body can follow its cellular wisdom to give birth.” Julietta Appleton – Check out her website at Click here

 

 

 

 

My Birth Companion, LLC is  in the Top 20 Best Doulas of Baltimore (Birth Doula Services)

Doula, childbirth class, placenta encapsulation services in Baltimore and the surrounding counties.

Reputation – Credibility – Professionalism – Experience – Availability

In the article  Best Doulas of Baltimore posted in June 2017, find the list of the 20 best doulas in Baltimore, MD.

Doulas businesses selected on their reputation, credibility, professionalism, experience and availability.  As a result, My Birth Companion, LLC is proudly listed among this list.

 What is a Doula?

A professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support families before, during and just after birth for expecting and new parents. Studies have shown that when doulas attend birth, labors are shorter with fewer complications, babies are healthier and they breastfeed more easily.

 

OFFER THE GIFT OF SERVICES TO A NEW FAMILY

GIFT CERTIFICATES (available for any of our childbirth services)

IT’S EASY! $25 – $50 -$100 – $200 – and more!

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How to purchase a gift certificate – childbirth services –  for you friends or family members?

  • Pay online using PayPal: Pay at: odile@mybirthcompanion.com and comment with:
    – The name of the recipient
    – Your name and mailing address (gift certificate will be mailed directly to you)

 

  • Pay by check: Check payable at My Birth Companion, LLC – Please also include the following information:
    – The name of the recipient
    – Your name and mailing address (gift certificate will be mailed directly to you)
    – Mail your check at My Birth Companion, LLC – 13 Chesham Ct, Cockeysville, MD 21030

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If you have any further questions, contact us at Odile@MyBirthCompanion.com or 443-739-0113

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OFFER THE GIFT OF SERVICES

Doula services – Doula – Birth doula -Placenta encapsulation – Placenta tablets – Childbirth education classes

Baltimore & Maryland

 

List of Professional Birth Workers
Maryland, Washington D.C 

Acupuncturists:
Kathy Crosland – Towson, MD
Hyeon-Jin Kwon – Towson, MD
Kristin Huza – Columbia, MD
Laura Potts – Towson, MD
Leslie Lloyd–  Towson, MD
Tiffany Houchins, Baltimore, MD
Laura Parks, Timonium MD https://cloud9acuclinic.com/
Samina Moiduddin – Washington, DC
Nikki Richman – Bethesda, MD
Acupuncture and chinese herbal medicine – Washington, DC
Devorah Joy Walder – Silver Spring, MD
Black Sheep Acupuncture  Community Acupuncture (Sliding scale fees), White Marsh, MD
Meadowhillwellness.com  Annapolis, MD
Dr Cheng – Ellicott City, MD and Baltimore, MD
Charlyn Santiago – Ellicott City, MD familyacupuncturecare@gmail.com

Baby-wearing:
Austin Rees – Baltimore, MD

Chiropractors:
Dr Bennett – Westminster, MD http://www.chiropractorwestminstermd.com/us/
Dr Laura Dover – Towson, MD  http://towsonfamilychiro.com/
Dr Dongarra – Baltimore, MD http://www.thrivechiro.org/
Dr Woodward – Baltimore, MD http://firststepbaltimore.com/
Dr Baron – Ellicott City, MD https://www.baystatechiro.com/
Dr Kadin – Rockville, MD https://kadinfamilychiro.com/
Dr Young – Rockville, MD http://drmyoung.chirodirectory.com/

Counseling:
The E-Therapy Group
Dr. Rupa Zimmermann, PhD – Licensed Psychologist
(Dr Judi Sprei & Associates – 4933 Auburm Ave. Bethesda, MD 20814)
Parenting Works – Sheena Hill, MAJE, CBE, CPST – Certified Parent Education Specialist
Nyle MacFarlane Pediatric and Adult Occupational Therapist – Takoma Park, MD
Emily Griffin, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C NW Washington DC
Acorn Hill – Parenting program from birth to 3 – Silver Spring, MD
Sara Nett, Psy.D 443-470-3124 or contact@drsaranett.com – Towson, MD
Alison L. Miller, Psy.D – Lutherville, MD

Birth Doulas
MaryBeth Nance  Harford County, MD
Shannon Robinson (CAPPA) – Baltimore, MD Annapolis MD and Washington, DC
Becky Rohrback – Baltimore, MD
Jenny Corbett, CD(DONA)– Silver Spring, MD
Rose Quintilian– Rockville, MD
Becky Rohrback – Baltimore, MD
Eva Street CD(DONA)– Germantown, MD
Bethany Thomas CD(DONA) – Annapolis, MD and Washington, DC
Allison Harris – Baltimore, MD
Cherie Correlli – Baltimore, MD

Postpartum Doulas 
Diane Kyle CD(DONA) – (410) 882-0109 – Baltimore, MD
Metropolitan Doulas – MD, DC, VA
Labor & Lullabies – Baltimore, MD https://laborlullabies.com/

Osteopathic Physician:
Crossings – Silver Spring, MD

Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC):
Katy Linda – Baltimore, MD
Ann Faust – Columbia, MD
Breastfeeding Center –  Washington, DC
Metropolitan Breastfeeding – Bethesda, MD
Carolina Pimenta – Ellicott City, MD
Austin Rees – Baltimore, MD

Massage Therapists:
Jessie Bernstein Greater Baltimore, MD
Darlene Bergener Columbia, MD
Laura Marks 301-467-8725 – serving Maryland and DC

Massage (Infant massage class)
Jessie Bernstein Baltimore, MD

Nutrition:
Stephanie Misanik – Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Baltimore, MD – smisanik@gmail.com

Photographers:
Stefanie Harrington– DC, VA, MD
Natalie Lane Photography – Westminster, MD
Mischa Bolton Photography – Rocksville, MD
Devon Roe – North VA
Melanie Berkheimer – Southern PA
Rebecca Wyatt – Baltimore, MD
Jessica Watts – Baltimore, MD
Jill Mills – Pasadena, MD
Juliette Fradin – Hyattsville, MD
Heidi Daniels – Washington, DC

Prenatal Yoga:
Heather Brown – Baltimore, MD
Darlene Bergener – Columbia, MD
Lily Dwyer Begg – Baltimore, MD
Lorien Yoga – Baltimore, MD
NIlajah Brown – Baltimore, MD
Michelle Cohen –  Washington, DC

Prenatal and Postpartum Depression:
Dr. Sarah Chisholm-Stockard, PhD Towson, MD
Gretchen Forbes, LCMFT Padonia, MD
Valerie R. McManus, LCSW-C, Ellicott City, MD
Sara Nett, Psy. D Baltimore, MD
Alison Miller, Psy. D Lutherville, MD

Women’s Health Physical Therapy:
Samantha DuFlo
Baltimore, MD
Marisa Krick Baltimore, MD 

Resources websites:
Spinning Babies Easy childbirth with fetal positioning
Lamaze International for Parents
Maryland Birth Network Greater Baltimore, MD
Birth Options Alliance DC and Maryland
DONA International Doulas organization
DoulaMatch Doulas
La Leche League International Breastfeeding
KellyMom Evidence-based breastfeeding and parenting
Baby Center Pregnancy and parenting