Resources to Support Black Maternal Health

Resources to Support Black Maternal Health

by Not Safe For Mom Group (nsfmg)

This is Not Safe For Mom Group’s  list of go-to resources for supporting Black Maternal Health in our effort to learn more about racism’s deadly toll on Black mothers. Click on the links below to learn more about medical racism, the organizations working to fight it, and the spaces, individuals and places leading the charge towards healing these deep wounds . This list is a work-in-progress, and there are undoubtedly plenty of other websites and platforms who have created more exhaustive lists. But if you’ve landed here, it is a decent place to start. 

Learn and Give

National Birth Equity Collaborative – Creates solutions that optimize Black maternal and infant health through training, policy advocacy, research, and community-centered collaboration

Black Mamas Matter Alliance – Black Mamas Matter Alliance is a Black women-led cross-sectoral alliance. We center Black mamas to advocate, drive research, build power, and shift culture for Black maternal health, rights, and justice

National Association to Advance Black Birth – To combat the effects of structural racism within maternal and infant health to advance black birth outcomes

Holistic Heaux Mutual Aid Fund – For Black and Brown birthers in the Twin 

Cities 

Sister Song – Their mission is to strengthen and amplify the collective voices of indigenous women and women of color to achieve reproductive justice by eradicating reproductive oppression and securing human rights

Black Birth Experience – 501C3 non profit reflecting the #BlackBirthExperience honoring Black Birth Workers and empowering the Black Birth Community

4Kira4Moms – Funded with the mission to advocate for improved maternal health policies and regulations, to educate the public about the impact of maternal mortality in communities, provide peer support to the victim’s family, friends

Health Services, Midwives & Doulas

Holistic Heaux Health Services – Offered on a sliding scale basis

Black doulas and midwives – An incredible list aggregated by Essence Magazine

The Village Connect by Maternal Wellness Village – Philadelphia-area support for Black birthing people

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