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

A Message from Director Ann Sober

Hi Friends,

I heard a rumor that Special Beginnings is closing! We are definitely not closing! We are building a great midwifery team, updating to electronic medical record and investigating the purchase of an ultrasound machine. We have seven fantastic midwives working to meet your healthcare needs, including gynecological care for women of all ages. My team and I are committed to midwifery care and we will continue attending families having safe, healthy births in the locations they choose. So rest assured: Special Beginnings Birth and Women’s Center is here for you.

Ann Sober, RN, Owner and Director of Special Beginnings Birth and Women’s Center