Our Team

Certified Nurse-Midwives

Certified nurse-midwives are registered nurses who have completed an advanced educational program in midwifery accredited by the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM).

Meet our certified nurse-midwives:


Birth Assistants

Nurses at Special Beginnings Birth & Womens Center
Breda Pixley RN (Not pictured: Kendall Parsons, Heather Karp, Molly Wood, Elizabeth Edelen, Silvia Freyre, Kathleen Hannon, Marie Vagnoni, Tenay Lee, Dyone Watson)

All of our birth assistants are:

  • nurses, are licensed in the State of Maryland
  • on-call for labor support, birth assistance, and home visits
  • committed to helping you have the birth experience you’ve always wanted

Lactation Consultants

Our lactation consultants:

Meet our lactation consultants:


Special Beginnings Administration
Becky Morrow, Yolanda Pindell-Johnson, and Ann Sober – Birth Center Director