mother holding her new born baby

The birth of a child is one of the most joyous events in the life of a woman and her family. The Birthing Center at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, located at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, is proud to serve patients from Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's and Talbot counties.

We provide a host of services, resources and educational programs, as well as the most comfortable birthing experience for mother and baby.

Upcoming Events

The Birthing Center offers childbirth and parent education classes free of charge throughout the year, as well as additional educational and support group opportunities for mothers and families.

For more information or questions, call 410-822-1000, ext. 5234, and leave a detailed message regarding the classes, days and times of the course(s) you have questions about. Please make sure to include your name, email address and phone number in your message.

Fill Out the Childbirth Class Registration Form

Safe Sitter® Program

The Safe Sitter® classes are taught by UM Shore Regional Health's skilled nurses and is offered to children ages 11 to 13. The course is designed to prepare students to be safe when they are home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting other children.

2024's in-person offerings will be held on Saturday, June 15 and Saturday, October 19 from 9 am to 3 pm at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton’s Health Education Center.


  • Birthing Center – UM Shore Regional Health
    UM Shore Medical Center at Easton
    219 S. Washington Street, Fifth Floor
    Easton, MD 21601
    Phone: 410-822-1000, ext. 5700