3 Elements Every Parent Should Include in Their Nursery

Being an expectant parent comes with a pretty extensive to-do list. For one, you need to find the right support for the birth of your child, and Balanced Birth Support can provide this. You also need to make sure your home is a safe, warm, and welcoming space for that little one. It all starts with creating a comfortable and soothing nursery. Here’s what you will want to provide for both your baby and you in your nursery:  Warmth Keeping …

Now Supporting Families in Greater Maryland!

Balanced Birth Support is proud to announce that we have expanded our services to include Greater Maryland! We are now supporting families with birth, postpartum doulas, and breastfeeding support, in Montgomery & Frederick Counties, Cities of Baltimore, Annapolis, and their surrounding areas, and the Eastern Shore! We support births in all locations and situations including hospitals, birth centers, and at home! We support all types of birth including medicated and unmedicated, planned and unplanned c-sections, inductions, and high-risk. Our postpartum doulas …

Get To Know Sara P., Birth & Postpartum Doula

When I first got to know Sara, it was a while ago when she was Balanced Birth Supports newest birth & postpartum doula. Since then we have become Facebook friends and I have so enjoyed learning more about her and her life.  Her love for her family and her chosen career path shines in everything she posts. Sara joined Balanced Birth Support early 2018, and supports families in the DC metro area who are having home births, birth center births, …

Meet Drea! Birth & Postpartum Doula

Sometimes you can tell the genuine character of a person simply from a short conversation or even an email.  Drea is enthusiastic and throws her heart into whatever she is doing- whether volunteering, reading a book, singing at the top of her lungs in the car, or supporting families in birth; you know that she is all in.  I am a huge reader, so I LOVE that when I asked her about her favorite books she narrowed it down to …

My 5 Favorite Meals To Bring To A Family With A New Baby

When I had my babies, one of the absolute best and most wonderful things our friends and family did for us was provide us with food.  Their generosity was so appreciated and we didn’t have to worry about going grocery shopping, cooking or even cleaning up.  Because I know how helpful this was for us, I LOVE bringing food to my friends and family with new babies.  As an added bonus, I get to meet the new little one! I’ve …

Looking for a nanny or overnight newborn care?

We are so excited to announce our sister business Knock Knock Nanny! Now serving DC, VA, MD & NC with streamlined nanny placement and wonderful supportive newborn care specialist and night nannies! We are an extremely progressive agency, quickly identifying the needs of each individual family and understanding that those needs can change swiftly. We utilize different strategies and research to bring you only the best and most qualified support. We use our many years of match making & credentialing …

How To Get Rid Of Diaper Rash

We stumbled upon a secret weapon and I am going to share it with you, but first… Let me tell you a little bit about the people in the Oldham house… three out of six of us are red heads with very pale sensitive skin. The other two have fickle skin that occasionally  flairs with eczema and psoriasis. One of us is still in (cloth) diapers… I am not disclosing which one of us this is. Needless to say we have …