Welcome to NOVA Natural Birth Center! Here, you’ll find the information and support you need to help you have the natural
birth of your dreams. Giving birth is one of the most profoundly transformative events in a woman’s life. As midwives, we
are passionate about helping women birth as their bodies were designed to do – naturally, with loving support, and in their
NOVA Natural Birth Center is a community of support for your journey. The cornerstone of NOVA Natural Birth Center is our
team of Certified Professional Midwives formerly from Birth by Design. Certified Professional Midwives are experts in
out-of-hospital birth, and
Birth by Design
has helped hundreds of Northern Virginia families give birth outside of the
hospital since 2005.
In addition to our midwives, NOVA Natural Birth Center’s community includes a wide variety of childbirth professionals and
wellness practitioners. Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to work with doulas, childbirth educators, chiropractors,
lactation consultants, massage therapists, and other wellness experts.
NOVA Natural Birth Center also is a gathering place where you’ll develop lasting friendships with other people planning to
birth and live life naturally. We offer a wide variety of opportunities for families to connect with one another. In
addition to your visits with our midwives, there are many classes and birth center events you can explore.
Explore the NOVA Natural Birth Center website to learn more about who we are and what we do. Join our online community and
meet people exploring the same options you are. We would love to have the opportunity to meet with you, show you our birth
center, and help you learn more about how NOVA Natural Birth Center can help you have the beautiful birth you desire.
Blessings on Your Journey,
Peggy Franklin, CPM and Kim Pekin, CPM
& the entire NOVA Natural Birth Center community!