Mother & baby Matters is a highly specialized and comprehensive maternal/infant/family doula agency servicing the Washington DC, VA and MD area since 1991.The goal of our program is to assist the new mother in creating a personally fulfulling birth and postpartum experience. Our doulas (pronounced Doo-lahs) a Greek word for those who "mother the new mother" provide professional assistance through mortherly care with gentleness, guidance and expertise to assure a good transition for you, your family and your newborn. Meanwhile, out Newborn Care Specialists (commonly also known as a 'baby nurse') provide overnight respite care for the baby while mother and family get their rest. We are designed to support mothers and their families during the wonderful but overwhelming time surrounding childbirth/adoption and postpartum care.
With one of the most comprehensive service plans in the region, we offer a variety of services to meet all of your birth and postpartum needs. We offer both day and night plans, phone and in-home consult visits, labor support, sleep coaching, lactation consults and/or any combination of these service plans.
Benefits of Choosing Mother and baby Matters
Complimentary Lactation Visits with all service plans
Flexible scheduling (with backup support)
Longevity of staff (many have 10+ years)
MbM staff are required to maintain Professional Practice Requirement set by the Department of Health and Continuing Education Units each year provided in-house based on practice standards recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of OBGYNs.
Military and Volume Discount
Payment Plans via Credit Card and PayPal
Ongoing consultative advice with Maternal/Infant Health Specialist/Owner Gerri Levrini, RN, MSN