"Have you ever thought about birth as a way to deepen your partner's connection?" My mentor, Whapio, a traditional midwife, sparked a thought-provoking conversation on the role of partners in the birthing journey.

The United States is facing a maternal health crisis. Our country’s maternal mortality rate is the highest of any developed nation in the world and more than double the rate of peer countries, and most pregnancy-related deaths are considered preventable.

Our model of care embodies a holistic approach that prioritizes the well-being and dignity of every individual within our community.

Understanding that Sickle Cell Disease is most prevalent among individuals of African American descent, God’s Love We Deliver seeks to improve every eligible individual’s quality of life with access to well-balanced, antioxidant-rich meals that include a wide variety of nutrients including protei

Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death of children in the United States, and most injuries happen in and around the home. Fortunately, many accidents are preventable if you properly babyproof your home.

What should I do if I’m struggling with mental health in pregnancy or postpartum?

When you find out you’re pregnant, there are so many questions that come up...

Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of children with cerebral palsy. Our goal is to reach as many members of the cerebral palsy community as possible, building up a network of support and providing necessary assistance.

As a parent, it’s your job to protect your child. Becoming acquainted with common and hidden hazards in your home and community can help you take important safety steps now to prevent a tragedy later.

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We accept and encourage donations through the Bridge Community Foundation so we can continue to elevate the level of access, funding, education, and resources we provide to communities of color. 

We emphasize community building as an integral part of revolutionizing maternal health.

The Center for the Women of New York helps women overcome financial, violence, social, wellness, and legal issues by raising awareness and advocating for full gender equality for women, understanding their needs, and connecting them with CWNY services, nonprofit partner organizations, and public

Iris House saves lives through comprehensive support, prevention and education services for women, families, and under served populations affected by HIV/AIDS and other health disparities in a safe, family-centered environment by passionate, professional and culturally competent staff.

New York Knows is the nation’s largest HIV testing initiative. It aims to help all New York City residents learn their HIV status and take full advantage of the City’s HIV care and prevention services.

Violence Intervention Program (VIP) is a Latina-led organization that provides healing, housing, and economic justice to thousands of survivors of domestic and sexual violence in NYC each year.

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The Health Information Tool for Empowerment (HITE) is an online directory offering information on more than 6,000 health and social services available to low-income, uninsured, and underinsured individuals in New York City, Long Island and Westchester.

A hope line for thousands of New York City residents working to build a better life.
The HopeLine takes a holistic approach toward serving the community.

We meet our client’s immediate needs through:

The holiday season can be a magical time, filled with joy, laughter, and special moments with loved ones. However, for many parents, this time of year can also bring a whirlwind of stress, expectations, and overwhelming responsibilities.

Chances for Children offers little ones (birth–4.5 years old) and their families dyadic play therapy services.  We aim to help caregivers bond with their children and reflect on their child's unique needs and development.

The Birth Injury Center's mission is to assist anyone who has been affected by a birth injury. Their website is a compilation of information around the different types of injuries. They offer resources to assist these families.

Power of Two was created to help families heal from the root causes of trauma, help children thrive, and strengthen community cohesion.

This program offers free services for expectant families in The Bronx in partnership with The Bronx Health Link, Inc., The Birthing Place, Womb Bus, Ashe Birthing Services, and Conscious Birth Collective for:

  • Childbirth education

The Bronx Healthy Start Program helps pregnant women get the health care and support they need during pregnancy and after the baby is born. Services are free, voluntary, and confidential.

The National Maternal Mental Health Hotline can help. Call or text 1-833-943-5746 (1-833-9-HELP4MOMS)

About the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline:

The Womb Bus is a community health & wellness hub for families to connect to reproductive care resources and education. It provides much needed and immediate access to quality maternal and reproductive health care to Black and Brown communities in the Bronx.

Irth (as in Birth, but we dropped the B for bias) helps Black and brown women and birthing people have a more safe and empowered pregnancy and parenting experience by allowing you to see how other parents of color, just like you, experienced care at a doctor or hospital.

The Citywide Doula Initiative provides professional, no-cost doula services to residents of neighborhoods that have been especially affected by COVID-19. To enroll, you must live in one of the neighborhoods shown in blue on this map and be income-eligible for Medicaid.

When parents have a stillborn child, it can be difficult to hope again or plan for another child—often called a “rainbow baby.” At the Mount Sinai Rainbow Clinic, we understand.

We're giving new mothers across New York City up to $1000 every month for three years, no strings attached. 

The mission of Maternal Mental Health NOW is to remove barriers to the prevention, screening and treatment of prenatal and postpartum depression.

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