Labor and Birth Support

At Maryland Birth Services, LLC, support begins the moment we enter into a contract relationship. The support you receive will be personal, unique and compassionate. Your goals and dreams will be heard and acknowledged. Together, we can use those ideas to form a custom birth plan that will convey your thoughts and hopes for your upcoming delivery. 

**In light of COVID-19, we are continuing to work together with clients and imposed restrictions - to provide both virtual support and in-person support if we can. Please send us a message here to see how we can best support you!**

You will have the opportunity to a complimentary 45 minute consult, allowing you to ask any questions and to decide if we are a great fit for your needs. Once hired, services include:

Standard Package:

Standard Package:    $1185*

                                                                                                                                                       

  • One in-person prenatal meeting at your desired place to discuss birth goals, personal comfort measures, coping skills and relaxation techniques

  • On call period beginning at 38 weeks through delivery; 24 hours a day

  • Unlimited phone and email support throughout your pregnancy

  • a custom birth plan/preference sheet that is unique to your needs

  • FREE rental of a TENS unit for labor (A $75 value)

  • Labor support at your home and/or desired place of birth 

  • Support for your partner to assist them as needed, as he/she continues to offer support to you  

  • You will have continuous doula presence throughout labor and delivery 

  • Professional and experienced backup doula coverage, if needed, so you are never without support

  • Labor and birth photos as you request

  • Remain for one to two hours after birth to assist with immediate post partum care, etc.

  • Breastfeeding support and assistance   

  • One postpartum follow up visit within the first week of being home, if needed or desired

Premium Package:    

For many families, extra planning and processing time with their doula can be helpful. This premium option is unique to your needs and goals, allowing you to customize and prioritize visits and what is discussed and planned at each session .

   

 

  • On call period beginning at 37 weeks

  • 2 additional pre or post visits to use at your convenience. 

 Standard Package as above, plus

Premium Package: Baltimore $1385 *   

Prenatal/Postpartum- Only Support

We understand that sometimes a family is wanting an experienced professional on their team, but desires to keep

the birth room private. This services allows you to meet with your doula to ask questions, discuss comfort options, pain management, recommendations based on your place of delivery, and more. This is a personalized service and will include all topics you find important to discuss.              

Included in this option:

  • One planning session at your place of choice. Session is approximately 2 hours and covers a variety of topics such as: personal comfort measures, pain management options, brief education on stages and phases of labor if needed, immediate post-birth details, breastfeeding and newborn care. 

  • A custom birth plan (sent via pdf) based on our sessions together and your goals for your upcoming birth.

  • One post partum session at your place of choice.  Session is approximately 1 hour and will cover any topics such as: processing your birth, breastfeeding, newborn help and care, maternal support, etc.

  Fee: $375 for Prenatal/Postpartum- only package

Cesarean-Section Support

We support ALL Births with our whole hearts! Sometimes a planned C-Section is the option that you need for your family. We are here for you. We will work prenatally together on expectations, birth wishes and plans, coping and calming techniques and postpartum expectations. On the day of your babies birth, our support begins upon admittance to your hospital, through your birth and your immediate postpartum and includes 2 postpartum virtual or in-home visits. 

Included in this option:

  • Unlimited text, email and phone support

  • On Call support starting at 36 weeks (unless an earlier support is needed)

  • One planning session virtually or in person. Session is approximately 2 hours and covers a variety of topics such as: personal comfort measures, coping and calming strategies, pain management options, brief education on surgery and expectations, beginning a birth plan, if desired, immediate post-birth details, breastfeeding and immediate newborn care expectations. 

  • A custom birth plan (sent via pdf) based on our sessions together and your goals for your upcoming birth.

  • Two post partum sessions virtually or in person.  Session is approximately 1 hour and will cover any topics such as: processing your birth, breastfeeding, newborn help and care, maternal support, etc.

  Fee: $700 Cesarean-Section Support package 

* Our service area is within 50 miles of the 21085 zip code. A travel fee may be added for areas beyond this distance -including but not limited to: Annapolis, Rockville, Bethesda, Silver Spring, Washington DC. *

We accept the following forms of payment: Cash, Check, PayPal for Credit Cards, including HSA/FSA. We do not bill insurance, however we will supply you with a receipt once you have paid in full, if you would like to submit for reimbursement to your insurance company.

*2020 Maryland Birth Services, LLC

Phone: (443) 601- 9754

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