Transform Birth for Black Families in Saint Louis

Join Our 2022 Capital Campaign

African American women are 3 times more likely to die during pregnancy & birth. We are transforming Black Maternal Health with culturally competent, comprehensive midwifery and doula care in Saint Louis. Our new Ferguson birth center & postpartum retreat haven will provide low-risk birthing people who don't have a support system at home, the opportunity to give birth, rest and heal in a safe & sacred space, while being nourished and cared for by experts in their community who look like them.

Your contribution will help:

  • 1 Build our new 5,000 sq ft Birth Center & Postpartum Retreat Haven
  • 2 Train over 700 peer support volunteers with the Perinatal Wealth™ Initiative
  • 3 Offer free & low-cost maternity care in our historic Jamaa Birth Village clinic

OUR GOAL: $1,000,000

Become a sponsor

$5k

FOUNDATION SPONSOR

5 tickets to our Gala

  • PLUS verbal recognition at our Gala,
  • & your logo on the Gala's printed materials.

$7k

MOTIVATE SPONSOR

7 tickets to our Gala

  • PLUS verbal recognition at our Gala,
  • a half-page ad on the Gala's printed materials,
  • & a private cocktail meet and greet with the founder.

$10k

INSPIRE SPONSOR

10 tickets to our Gala

  • PLUS verbal recognition at our Gala,
  • a full-page ad on the Gala's printed materials,
  • a private cocktail meet and greet with the founder.
  • & a 2 minute speaking slot at the gala.

DONATE

Saint Louis Birth Center

$333k

Community Peer Education

Help us close the disparity gap. The Perinatal Wealth Initiative™ aims to provide free training, education and Perinatal Wealth resource kits to 700-community members across the St. Louis region to support them in assisting their community members, friends, co-workers and/or family members who may be pregnant, with the tools, resources and support in making healthy informed choices, to increase the likelihood of having a full-term, healthy, positive birthing experience.

The Perinatal Wealth Initiative™ is a 1-year intensive project, aimed at eliminating disparities, lack of support and maternal health education in 20-of St. Louis's most vulnerable and poor zip codes, with high birth disparities and infant-maternal mortality rates for Black birthing people.

Jamaa Birth Center Saint Louis

$333k

Birth Center & Postpartum Retreat

We are expanding our current model of care from a traditional Midwifery-Doula care practice, to a birthing and postpartum retreat center model.

We're purchasing a new location in addition to our historic Ferguson Midwifery Clinic! The new birth & postpartum retreat center will provide low-risk birthing people who don't have a support system at home with the opportunity to give birth, rest and heal in a safe & sacred space, while being nourished and cared for by experts in their community who look like them. We will provide on-site holistic birthing services, extended, traditional and wrap-around retreat style postpartum care for 7-days following birth.

free low cost maternity care

$333k

Free & low-Cost maternity care

Your donation supports the operations of our 4,000+ square foot Maternal Health clinic and organization, providing free and low-cost prenatal and postpartum care to families in need. Services include Midwifery & Doula care, lactation, mental health, chiropractic, massage and herbal therapy support services, with a dedicated team of 16-BIPOC women.

Services also include a full scale herbal apothecary providing free prenatal and supplemental vitamins to pregnant people in need. Donations of diapers, wipes, car seats, cribs, breast pumps and formula are offered to pregnant and postpartum families in need. A full thriving organic garden is attended by volunteers. Free and low-cost educational and training services are provided for expectant parents and future Doulas.

Jamaa Birth Center Saint Louis

$333k

Birth Center & Postpartum Retreat center

We are expanding our current model of care from a traditional Midwifery-Doula care practice, to a birthing and postpartum retreat center model. We plan to purchase this beautiful historic home on 1-acre of lush land in the heart of Ferguson, Missouri, within walking distance of the famed and historical Jamaa Birth Village Equal Access Midwifery Clinic.

The postpartum retreat center will afford low-risk birthing people who don't have a support system at home with the ability to give birth, rest and heal in a safe & sacred space, while being nourished and cared for by experts in their community who look like them. We will provide on-site holistic birthing services, extended, traditional and wrap-around retreat style postpartum care for 7-days following birth.

Saint Louis Birth Center

$333k

Community Peer Education

Help us close the disparity gap. The Perinatal Wealth Initiative™ aims to provide free training, education and Perinatal Wealth resource kits to 700-community members across the St. Louis region to support them in assisting their community members, friends, co-workers and/or family members who may be pregnant, with the tools, resources and support in making healthy informed choices, to increase the likelihood of having a full-term, healthy, positive birthing experience.

The Perinatal Wealth Initiative™ is a 1-year intensive project, aimed at eliminating disparities, lack of support and maternal health education in 20-of St. Louis's most vulnerable and poor zip codes, with high birth disparities and infant-maternal mortality rates for Black birthing people.

free low cost maternity care

$333k

Free & low-Cost maternity care

Your donation supports the operations of our 4,000+ square foot Maternal Health clinic and organization, providing free and low-cost prenatal and postpartum care to families in need. Services include Midwifery & Doula care, lactation, mental health, chiropractic, massage and herbal therapy support services, with a dedicated team of 16-BIPOC women.

Services also include a full scale herbal apothecary providing free prenatal and supplemental vitamins to pregnant people in need. Donations of diapers, wipes, car seats, cribs, breast pumps and formula are offered to pregnant and postpartum families in need. A full thriving organic garden is attended by volunteers. Free and low-cost educational and training services are provided for expectant parents and future Doulas.

Do you want to be a part of the change we need to see in black maternal health?

YOUR DONATION MAKES A DIFFERENCE!

THANK YOU!