When you are trying to get pregnant, or have just started your pregnancy journey, the endless questions, tasks, and lists of to-dos can seem overwhelming. Not only do you have your own mental checklist but everyone also wants to tell you what you NEED to do. But what a...

When we tell people we are doulas, we often get lots of questions and a lot of confusion. The role of doulas, especially in the current world of pregnancy and birth, is one that is often misunderstood. We want to clear this up, so here are our five common misconception...

Hello there Mommas! It's Mary; resident postpartum doula here at FMD and I am talking to you all about finding your "NEST" and your own momma community.

Our second NEST group has begun and we are so excited to dive into motherhood with these awesome women! Whether you p...

There is a very special upcoming birthday in the FMD family. One of our very own doula babies, Super Ruby will be celebrating her first birthday! Since her birth, Ruby's mom Mary has joined our team as our Postpartum Doula! A big part of Mary's inspiration to become a...

Happy March Mommas!

We have been happily driving around Frederick picking up diapers this week as we wrapped a busy February. The diaper drive was a great success and we are excited to count up just how many we have! Our partners could not have been more helpful and we...

February 23, 2018

We know that most of us took lots of time to pick the right provider, decorate the perfect nursery, and read all about birth and breastfeeding. But, did you think about how you to care for yourself during your birth?

Often times, we are so focused on all that surrounds...

February 15, 2018

We talk a lot about pregnancy and the time leading up to a baby's birth, but rarely in our society do we put much emphasis on the time after birth or the postpartum period. In a country where women are not guaranteed maternity leave (that is a topic for another day!) i...

February 13, 2018

February, often seen as the month of love, lets us get swept up in romance, flowers, and chocolates. While there is nothing wrong with making time for sweep you off your feet moments, it is important not to forget to love yourself! 

When you are pregnant or become a mom...

January 31, 2018

The Frederick Moms and Doulas Team Mission is to create strong moms, strong babies, and strong families by educating, elevating, and empowering.

This mission is core to who we are and how we decide what we pursue our ventures as a business and team. You will see in man...

January 25, 2018

We met Alison in December and have since fallen in love. She is fun, dynamic and totally knows her stuff. Not only is she a birth doula, but she is a newborn care specialist and childbirth educator.  We could say all the wonderful things we know, but we will let her in...

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