Community Birth Centers

Community birth centers are located in Black, Indigenous, communities of color and provide safe, culturally-reverent, midwifery-led maternal health care for all.

BCE Circle Members

Abide (Dallas, TX)
Cessilye R. Smith

Allegheny Reproductive (Pittsburgh, PA)
Sheila Ramgopal

Atlanta Birth Center (Atlanta, GA)
Anjili Hinman

Aya Birth and Community Wellness (Durham, NC)
Tina Braimah 

Baby Catcher Birth Center (Lafayette, LA)
Shatamia Webb

Birth Detroit (Detroit, MI)
Leseliey Welch, MPH, MBA

Birthing Beautiful Communities (Cleveland, OH)
Jazmin Long

Birth and Milk Co, LLC (Washington, DC)
Charnise Littles 

Birth of a Nation (Cleveland, OH)
Alliyah Harold

The Birthing Place (Bronx, NY) 
Myla Flores, Nubia-Earth Martin, Bruce McIntyre

The Birth Place (Winter Garden, FL)
Jennie Joseph, CPM

Birth Supporters United (Washington, DC)
Patricia Liggins

Breath of My Heart (Espanola, NM)
Beata Tsosie-Peña

Choices: Memphis Center For Reproductive Health  (Memphis, TN)
Nikia Grayson

Centro MAM (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Vanessa Calderi

Community Birth Center (Olympia, WA)
Terri Chi-Lee, LM, CPM, MSM

Community Of Hope: Family Health and Birth Center (Washington, DC)
Ebony Marcelle

Haven Midwifery Collective (Brooklyn, NY) 
Trinisha Williams

Jamaa Birth Village (Ferguson, MO) 
Okunsola M. Amadou

Kindred Space/ Birthing People Foundation (Los Angeles, CA)
Kimberly Durdin & Allegra Hill 

Luna Tierra Casa de Partos (El Paso, TX)
Lina Garcia

Magnolia Birth House (North Miami Beach, FL)
Tamara Taitt, MS, LMFT, LM

A Mother’s Choice (Colorado Springs, CO)
Demetra Seriki 

My Sister’s Keeper (Hurst, TX)
Kennasha Jones & Tereé Fruga

Neighborhood Birth Center (Boston, MA)
Nashira Baril, MPH

Rainier Valley Midwives (Seattle, WA)
Tara Lawal, MSM, RN

Renton Birth Center (Renton, WA)
Tara Lawal, MSM, RN

Roots Community Birth Center (Minneapolis, MN)
Rebecca Polston

San Antonio Nurse Midwife  (San Antonio, TX)
Nikki Molver-Brown 

San Diego Community Birth Center (San Diego, CA)
Nikki Helms

Serenity Midwifery Birth Center (Dallas, TX)
Ashley Greene

South Side Birth Center (Chicago, IL)
Jeanine Logan

Urban Perinatal Education Center (Providence, RI)
Quatia Osorio

BIPOC Birth Center Directory

BCE created this directory of all known BIPOC-led birth centers as of October 2021, based on BCE’s own outreach and research. This list includes BIPOC-led birth centers (not BIPOC-serving birth centers) in recognition of the structural inequities in BIPOC access to midwifery education and to the capital needed to finance birth centers.

Currently Providing Birth Services:

Seeking to Provide Services in the Future:

Donate today and help us support as many BIPOC-led birth centers as possible.