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Save the Date! Baltimore Birth Festival 2020

Thanks to all who contributed to making our first MFSB Baltimore Birth Festival such a great success!  Put the date on your calendars now because we're already planning for next year's festival!  The 2020 Baltimore Birth Festival will be on Sunday, May 17, 2020.

MFSB Public Meeting Sunday, September 22, 2019

Join us for an update on current legislative progress and MFSB’s plans for the 2020 session!  We would love to hear your ideas and answer any questions. Please join the Maryland Families for Safe Birth Board of Directors for a Public Meeting at Tous le Jours Bakery &...

Update on 2019 Surgical Birth legislation

On 2/13 the surgical birth study bill sponsored by MFSB was heard in the Maryland House Health & Government Operations committee. Delegate Young introduced the bill, and discussed the high cesarean rate and low VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) rate in Maryland and...


Check out these highly-recommended videos on Evidence-Based Birth, Home Birth, and more!

The Truth About VBAC exposes the current challenges we face and why Maryland Families for Safe Birth is working so hard to make sure that all families have access to the birth options they deserve.

Unbreaking Birth is a must-see. Four million children are born in the United States each year. Pregnancy, birth, and the post-natal period are critical times in the life of a child, a new mother, and their family in terms of physical, mental, and emotional health. Childbirth outcomes thus have tremendous public health consequences. Join us in trying to understand what’s gone wrong and how we can fix it.


MFSB Mission Statement

Maryland Families for Safe Birth was founded with the goal of passing legislation that would license Certified Professional Midwives in Maryland. Now that we’ve accomplished our original mission, MFSB has expanded its focus to promote evidence-based, culturally-sensitive maternity care in all birth settings. Read More

Maryland Families for Safe Birth welcomes our Sponsors for the 2019 Baltimore Birth Festival!

2019 Festival GOLD SPONSORS –

Doulas of Baltimore
Heartlove Photography
Sacred Journey Birthing Services
The Womb Room


Annapolis Area Doulas
Birthing Hands Midwifery and Birth Services
Family Bliss
Indigo Physiotherapy


A Better Birth Midwifery
Annapolis Birth Boot Camp
Baltimore Therapy Group
The Breastfeeding Den
Evidence Based Psychotherapy
Labor and Lullabies
Maryland Birth Services, LLC
The Nurturing Root
Pregnancy After Loss Support
Robertson & Co. Photography
Wolomi Maternal Health Coach
WomanWise Midwifery

Download the Festival Poster!

Events Calendar

  1. Board of Nursing Midwifery Advisory Committee Meeting

    December 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm




Send donations to:

Maryland Families
for Safe Birth, Inc.
PO Box 1312
Owings Mills, MD 21117

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