Latest Posts & Announcements

Another successful Lobby Day

On January 22, about 25 hardy MFSB supporters made the trip to Annapolis and met with Maryland senators, delegates, and their staff to educate them on our cesarean bill and the need for maternity care data transparency. Still more who couldn't make it in person helped...

Testimony needed for February 13 hearing on HB 247 – Surgical Birth Rate Study

The committee hearing for the Surgical Birth Study Bill (HB 247) is on Wednesday, February 13 at 1 pm. We would love to collect written testimony from as many people as possible letting the delegates know why reducing the cesarean rate in Maryland is important to you...

Baltimore Birth Festival is Sunday May 19! Register Now!

Maryland Families for Safe Birth is thrilled to announce the first annual Baltimore Birth Festival! Sunday, May 19th, 2019 from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Patterson Park Join vendors, care providers, local businesses, birth workers, and more for a day of family fun. If...


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

Events Calendar

  1. Board of Nursing Midwifery Advisory Committee Meeting

    March 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Baltimore Birth Festival 2019

    May 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm




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

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