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Explaining Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

By the Mary’s Center LGBTQ+ Committee Nowadays, we have a lot more words to describe ourselves than we used to. Instead of being forced to conform to male or female, straight or gay, people can choose from a whole new vocabulary that mirrors t...

Listen Now: Behavioral Health Podcast Series

We are excited to share a new podcast series featuring Mary's Center's phenomenal behavioral health team! The Difference Maker Series @ The Pod of DC is the latest podcast from host and producer Rick Bernstein, spotlighting healthcare heroes i...

Doulas: The Pregnancy and Birth Support You Might Want

If you are having a baby, a doula may be just what you need to facilitate a comfortable pregnancy and birth. Doulas are trained workers who support you in a non-medical capacity through pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period. They provide ed...

Power in Partnership: Pepco, an Exelon Company

By Paige Warner, Donor Relations Associate As we reflect on the impact the pandemic has had on our community, it is apparent that COVID-19 affected more than just people’s physical health. The pandemic has taken a toll on the financial and emo...

Women’s Health Week: How our own staff keep up with their well-being

From vegan cooking to salsa dancing, Mary’s Center staff share what they do to maintain their physical and mental health, in honor of National Women’s Health Week (May 9-15). Top: Marisa enjoying an outdoor workout; Bottom: Marisa’s dog Lu...

New Baby at Home? Follow These Tips for a Good Start!

The time after birth is fun and full of surprises, but it can also be hectic and overwhelming. Mary’s Center Pediatrician Dr. Jessica Schroeder has advice on what to expect and how to keep your baby safe and healthy. Taking Care of your Ba...

Meet Scott D. Pearson

By Sara Hourwitz, Assistant Director of Individual Giving Earlier this year, Mary’s Center was thrilled to welcome Scott D. Pearson as one of the newest members of our Board of Directors. While Scott may be new to the Board, Mary’s Center is c...

How to Prevent Child Abuse in a Pandemic

By Carlos Merchan, Home Visiting Program Manager, and Felix Hernandez, Advocacy and Fatherhood Supervisor As adults, we have a lot of responsibilities, and that can be overwhelming even when we’re not in the middle of a global pandemic. Unders...

My Why Story – Meet Viki Betancourt

By Antonio Caro, Development Officer At Mary’s Center, we bring compassionate people together to impact lives and strengthen communities – individuals like Viki Betancourt, one of the newest members of our Board of Directors. Her path to Mary’...

Life After the Vaccine: What’s Safe and What’s Not

After months of waiting, you finally got your COVID-19 vaccine! But now what? Can you hug your friends again? Get rid of all your masks? Jet off on a vacation? Mary’s Center Director of Adult and Family Medicine Dr. Dana Mueller is here to ans...