A Childbirth Doula is a person experienced in childbirth who provides advice, information, emotional support, and physical comfort to a mother before, during, and immediately after childbirth
A Postpartum Doula provides evidenced based information on things such as infant feeding, emotional and physical recovery from birth, mother–baby bonding, infant soothing, and basic newborn care. A postpartum doula is there to help a new family in those first days and weeks after bringing home a new baby.
Full spectrum Doulas is a growing group of Doulas and justice rights advocates who are working to bring the Doula care model to people across the full spectrum of pregnancy issues, including abortion, adoption, stillbirth and miscarriage.
Our mission at NBDA is to provide a professional Doula Directory and resources for Black Doulas. We offer continuous development opportunities for Black Doulas to strengthen their Doula business structure. The NBDA connects Black birthing families with Black Doulas nationwide. Our overall mission at NBDA is to help fight the Black Maternal Mortality rate in this country and beyond, through educational empowerment.
We provide a simple registration process become a member of the NBDA. We aim to provide a one-stop resource for birthing professionals of color.
At N.B.D.A parents can find a list of trained, certified Doulas in your city/communities to assist you throughout your pregnancy, labor/delivery and postpartum period and beyond.
List your service or product, upcoming trainings or workshops in your area.
If you are interested in becoming a Birthing Professional, visit our list of trainings to find a local trainings in your area.
Your generous donation will help fund our mission. Donate what your heart feels led. All donations go towards growing NBDA with community events, workshops and trainings for Doulas of color. Also to help provide scholarship opportunities training women of color seeking to become birthing professionals. Our overall efforts is to help fight Black Maternal Mortality through education empowerment and resources.