Conscious Health & Wellness - Miriam Pineles, L.Ac., Dipl. OM - 347-878-9619

Birth Doula Services


Miriam is a Birth doula certified by Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She provides Childbirth education classes and support during labor and delivery.

Miriam is currently not practicing as a Doula to devote more time to her Acupuncture practice.  She is happy to provide referrals to other doulas.


Childbirth Education Classes - In two Pre-birth classes you will receive: Education about stages of labor and delivery, Positions for labor and delivery, Breathing techniques, Imagery and relaxation techniques, Massage and Acupressure for efficient labor, nutritional guidance for pregnancy and post-partum.


Doula Support - Miriam is on call 2 weeks before your due date and present throughout the entire labor and delivery up until 1 hour after delivery. During labor she is present to support you as best you need. Acupressure, acupuncture, massage, aromatherapy, heat therapy, music and position changes are all utilized to ensure a healthy labor and delivery.


On-call Acupuncturist - Miriam is available for house-calls in cases of stalled-labor, failure to progress in labor and special circumstances.


Post-Natal Treatments - Miriam is available for house-call for post-natal treatments. Acupuncture is beneficial for the following symptoms that may arise after childbirth:

  • Back Pain
  • Perineal Pain
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Cold and Cough
  • Insufficient lactation
  • Mastitis
  • Constipation/Diarrhea

Licensed Acupuncturist, Board Certified in Chinese Medicine