African-American Maternal Health, Birth Work, and Doulas


Research & Data

Instagram Accounts to Follow - Practitioners, Organizations, & Resources 

  • @blackdoulaproject
  • @nationalblackdoulas
  • @blackwomenbirthing
  • @blackwomenshealth
  • @blackmidwivesalliance
  • @blacksistersmidwifery
  • @blackbirthworkersrock
  • @blackwomenbirthing
  • @birthbygrace
  • @natalstories
  • @iamksealsallers - Black Breastfeeding Week & @theirthapp Founder
  • @devoncharise - Doula - Los Angeles, CA
  • @t3doulaservices - Atlanta, GA
  • @giftedhandsmidwifery - Central & North, GA
  • @sanantonionursemidwife - Midwife - San Antonio, TX
  • @honoredintuition - Doula - Los Angeles, CA
  • @kinksncrowns - Doula - Austin, TX
  • @crimson_fig - Midwife - Los Angeles, CA
  • @kindredspacela - Los Angeles, CA
  • @the_naabb - National Association to Advance Black Birth
  • @blackwomendobirthwork
  • @sistersong_woc - The National Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective

Service Providers & Organizations

Recommended Online Readings - African American Maternal Health 

Recommended Youtube Videos

Recommended Books 

  • "Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth" by Julia Chinyere & Alicia D. Bonaparte 
  • "Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty" by Dorothy Roberts 
  • "The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation" by Daina Ramey Berry
  • "Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth" by Dana-Ain Davis