Labor & Postpartum Doulas - Newborn Specialists - IBCLCs - Sleep Coaches



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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 fulfilling birth and postpartum experience.  Our doulas (pronounced Doo-lahs), a Greek word for those who "mother the new mother", provide professional assistance through motherly care with gentle guidance and expertise to assure a good transition for you, your family and your newborn. We are designed to support mothers and their families during the wonderful but overwhelming time surrounding childbirth/adoption and postpartum care. Let us be your baby nurse, lactation consultant or newborn night nurse.


The Mother & baby Matters Difference 

Our providers have decades of collective experience specializing in these critical areas of mother and baby care.  In order to meet the full-scope of needs for new families, our agency offers both day and overnight plans, phone and in-home consultative visits, labor support, sleep coaching, lactation support, to include any combination of these service plans.


       What Sets Us Apart:                                                                                  

  • 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 Requirements 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 Discounts
  • Payment Plans via Credit Card and PayPal
  • Ongoing consultative advice with Maternal/Infant Health Specialist/Owner Gerri Levrini, RN, MSN, CNAA

                              Our Services Include:                            

Labor Support (Birth) Doulas
Overnight Help
Postpartum (After the Birth) Doulas Twins & Multiples
Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) Sleep Coaching

We are here to support families with childbirth, adoption and postpartum help. Call (703) 787-4007

Servicing Counties:  VA - Fairfax, Loudoun, Alexandria and Arlington; MD - Montgomery; and District of Columbia