""Thank you for giving us the opportunity to have such an amazing birth!" -- Terri, Marriottsville, Maryland
Kim O'Brien is a certified hypnotherapist (CHT) and HypnoBirthing practitioner labor birth companion (HBPLC) doula. She received her training from Marie Mongan's HypnoBirthing Institute and is certified by the American Institute of Hypnotherapy. Kim has more than a decade of experience teaching HypnoBirthing and working with expectant mothers and their families.
Kim is also the founder and publisher of Nesting, a magazine and local resource guide for moms. A third generation Annapolitan, Kim is a married mother of two who attributes her interest in birthing to her grandmother, who was a postpartum doula in Eastport in the 1930s and '40s.