Supporting Your Choices with Safe and Sensitive Care

At Special Beginnings Birth and Women’s Center, we know that pregnancy and birth are normal, healthy events in your life. Our team of certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) provide:

Special Beginnings is a licensed and CABC accredited, free-standing birth center in Arnold, Maryland, of Anne Arundel County — an easy drive from Baltimore, Annapolis, and Washington, DC.

We are proud to offer you the highest quality care and measure of safety, while supporting your choices during pregnancy, labor, birth, and parenting.

Discover the place for Special Beginnings in your own life. Whether you are already pregnant or just considering starting a family, we invite you to register now for The Motherhood Experience, our free orientation and tour of the birth center.

Current News from Special Beginnings Birth & Womens Center


IMG_2289Chris and Emily welcomed Gideon into this world November 11, 2015 at 8:59 A.M., weighing 10 lbs, 9 oz.  “We are so thankful that God allowed us to have our baby boy at the Birth Center one day shy of 42 weeks!  Each of the midwives and nurses were an amazing support.  Couldn’t have done it without them.”