Free Education Guide: African-American Maternal Health, Birth Work, and Doulas

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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


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