Maryland Birth Resources

Maryland Birth Resources

The following are The Nurturing Root’s recommended Maryland birth resources to assist you in your pregnancy and throughout the childbearing year. Feel free to contact these businesses directly and don’t forget to mention The Nurturing Root!


Sustainability Wellness – Hyeon-Jin Kwon

Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist

Hunt Valley Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine – Rabab Al-Amin, M.Ac., L.Ac,. Dipl. Ac

Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Zero Balancer- Helping clients achieve their maximum wellness through a variety of acupuncture, zero balancing, and Chinese Medicine services.

Meadow Hill Wellness- Molly Hutto

Acupuncturist, Oriental Medicine

Awaken Wellness Columbia – Jennifer Stukey

Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist

Birth Centers

Special Beginnings Birth & Women’s Center

Special Beginnings offers a home-like environment so you can welcome your baby in a peaceful and welcoming environment. The midwives at Special Beginnings off prenatal and postpartum care, breastfeeding support, and well woman care including contraceptive planning.

Physical Therapy

Indigo Physio- Sam Duflo

Specializing in women's health, pelvic pain and dysfunction, as well as prenatal and postpartum care.

Lactation Support

The BF Den- Katy Linda, IBCLC

Breastfeeding Education & Support

Birth Advocacy & Resources

Maryland Birth Network

Maryland Birth Network offers education and support to expecting families in Maryland.

Maryland Families for Safe Birth

Offering support to Maryland’s families through their advocacy efforts to give families access to licensed Certified Professional Midwives.

The Womb Room

A community resource offering Baltimore mothers and families an array of classes and support groups related to the childbearing year.

Parenting Education

Parenting Works – Sheena Hill

Sheena Hill is a Parenting Education Specialist providing resources to educate and empower parents on topics such as infant sleep, car seat safety, and peaceful parenting.


Thrive Chiropractic, Dr. Sharon Dongarra

Thrive Chiropractic is a welcoming family practice located in Mt. Washington. Dr. Sharon Dongarra is webster technique certified and has extensive training in pediatrics.

Chesapeake Chiropractic, Dr. Karen Thomas, D.C.

Combining skill and expertise that spans the entire chiropractic wellness spectrum, Dr. Lisa Bailes and Dr. Karen Thomas are committed to bringing you better health and a better way of life by teaching and practicing the true principles of chiropractic wellness care.

Henna Art

Crystalooney’s Creative Arts – Christalene Karaiskakis

Crystalooney’s Creative Arts offers a variety of prenatal belly art including belly casting and henna.


Evie Claire Photography

Specializing in maternity, newborn and family portraiture

HeartLove Photography

Specializing in maternity, newborn and family portraiture

Shayna Hardy Photography

Specializing in maternity, newborn and family portraiture

Massage Therapy

Indigo Physio- Jessie Bernstein

Jessie Bernstein is a massage therapist specializing in prenatal and postpartum massage. She is also a Certified Infant Educator of Infant Massage.


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