Who We Are

We are a team of postpartum professionals dedicated to filling the gap that families often feel in the time between birth and their babies first year. 

We are proud to offer the highest level of support from the best in the Frederick and greater Baltimore Washington area. 


 In addition to our Motherhood Associates Team members you will find childbirth education and doula support from

Frederick Moms and Doulas, lactation support from the Lactation Room, infant massage care from Thomas and Co, as well as yoga by Deanna Houston of Pure Yoga.

Meet our Team Members and Teachers


Mom of four, motherhood enthusiast. Follow along @brittanydefrehn

Founder, Birth Doula

Brittany DeFrehn


Mom to Mason and two happy pups. Our go-to person for baby-feeding and keeper of all sanity.

Postpartum Specialist, Head of Digital and Print Marketing

Kelsey Freeman

A former FMD family, Caitlin comes with a specialty in infant and pediatric massage and fascial stretch therapy.

Massage Therapist, Owner Thomas & Co.

Caitlin Smith


All things breastfeeding start with this lady. She is the owner of the Lactation Room and see her in our Frederick office every Monday.

Sarah Early


Juggling kids and doula life, she is our expert on birth, postpartum and sleep. 

Michelle Disney


Super twin mom, you can find Deanna at the beautiful Pure Yoga or catch one of her specialty classes in our space. She is guaranteed to get your body and mind ready for motherhood. 

Deanna Houston

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