Parent Education Team

Our Team - Parent Education

Our Parent Education team is made up a variety of talented women. They are all dedicated in their mission to educate, support and nurture expecting parents and families.

Lanny DowellParent Education and Doula Coordinator
GBMC Parent Education, Lactation Support and Doula Programs

Lanny Dowell began her career with GBMC in September of 1998 and has an extensive background in business and property management. Lanny is a wife and mother of three children who are an integral part of her creative class development. She has been a certified doula since 1998 with Doulas of North America and is currently back in school working towards a BSN degree.

When you stop by the office for a visit you will either find Lanny ordering supplies for the retail store, updating or designing a class, cross covering for the doula support team or a Parent Education class, pitching in to sterilize breast pumps, or sitting on the ground doting over a new baby. She is truly passionate about birth and with her genuine love for people she strives to enhance each individual experience. Her quote to every parent "Create a Great Day"!


Elaine Sweaney

Program Management Specialist
GBMC Parent Education, Lactation Support and Doula Programs

Elaine Sweaney joined the Greater Baltimore Medical Center staff in January 2005. Elaine has extensive experience in administrative support, as well as a background in Early Childhood Education.

Her administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills have allowed her to assist in creating a welcoming environment where an array of preparation classes and supports groups are readily available to expectant and new parents.

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