Doulas

imgres-1Birthfocus, LLC is a NYC-based doula practice serving women and their partners, in hospitals, birth centers, and home births. Founded in 2001, BirthFocus understands birth as a powerful adventure. Our mission is to offer emotional companionship, guidance, and physical support to assist and empower a woman to have the birth of HER choice. Our doulas have been trained through DONA International and we are proud to offer a range of fees for our services. Birth Focus

 

images-2Childbirth & Postpartum Professional Association aim to facilitate empowerment, connection, and self-advocacy in families from pre-conception through early parenthood. CAPPA works to foster and encourage culturally relevant education, support, and training in countries around the world. CAPPA seeks to forge positive and productive relationships with organizations that support healthy, informed family decisions. CAPPA strives to build a bridge of understanding, respect, and communication with all healthcare professions and is the most comprehensive pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, and breastfeeding organization available. CAPPA

 

imgres-1DONA International began in 1992, when a small group of some of the foremost experts in childbirth decided that the time had come to promote the importance of emotional support for mothers and their partners during birth and the postpartum period. What they created is an organization that supports doulas who strive to help women and their partners to have satisfying childbirth and postpartum experiences. Doulas support childbearing families emotionally, and help them feel comfortable and nurtured. DONA International

 

images-1The Doula Project was founded in 2007 by reproductive justice activists and birth doulas. They help women learn about pregnancy, offer emotional support and feel empathy. These Doulas specialize in birth, adoption, abortion, and fetal loss. The Doula Project 

 

 

 

imgresInternational Center for Traditional Childbearing  is as Black infant mortality prevention, breastfeeding promotion and midwife training not-for-profit organization. The mission of ICTC is to increase the number of Black midwives, doulas, and healers to empower families, in order to reduce infant and maternal mortality. ICTC

 

 

 

imgres-2toLabor believes that all women benefit from support and resources that will help them be aware of, and educated about, the options and choices that are available so that they may make informed decisions concerning their birth experience. The intention of toLabor is to educate and certify professional birth doulas so that they may help women and their partners become active participants in their birth. toLabor