Family Health and Birth Center
Community of Hope’s Family Health and Birth Center (FHBC) is a health care center for your whole family, with a special focus on serving pregnant mothers and their babies.
Our nationally accredited Birth Center is a place where you and your family can receive quality, compassionate healthcare in a comfortable, family-friendly setting. Whether you’re pregnant and looking for a safe, comforting place for prenatal care and birth or you’re looking for primary care for yourself or your family, FHBC is the place for you!
- Birthing Services (see note regarding current status of these services below)
- Prenatal care, including group care
- Patient navigation and services for qualifying pregnant moms
- Breastfeeding support and education
- Doula services
For Everyone (including men)
- Primary care services for the whole family
- We offer assistance in choosing and signing up for health insurance through DC Health Link at this location. Please call to schedule an appointment with an Enrollment Assister, (202) 398-5520.
- Pediatric care
Current status of Birthing Services: Due to unforeseen changes with our midwife staff, we will now be partnering with Midwives of MedStar Washington Hospital Center (MOMs) to provide labor and delivery services for patients from Family Health and Birth Center (FHBC). This change will take effect for all births starting November 7, 2014.
At Family Health and Birth Center, our midwives will continue to provide prenatal care, including groups, throughout your pregnancy. In addition, we will continue connecting our moms to our doula services and provide lactation and other postpartum services.
We have made this difficult decision because we are currently understaffed in our midwifery department. It is not our goal nor intention to limit services that our families enjoy and we are working to recruit experienced midwives to join our team. If you are a current patient with questions, please contact Lakita Matthews, Patient Services Manager at 202-398-5520, ext 216. Any other questions, please contact Leah Garrett, VP Development and Communications, at 202-407-7780.
ALSO AVAILABLE: We offer healthcare services at three locations across the District of Columbia including medical, dental, and behavioral health services. Click here to learn more.