Resources for Expectant and New Parents

Homebirth Midwifery Practices

Nuranisa Rae, CNM
Tel: 646-403-4003


Tanya Wills, CNM, IBCLC

Tel: 212-763-6629


Nubia Earth-Martin, CM

Childbirth Educator

Umaimah Mahmud-Thiam, CNM

Midwifery/ OB/GYN Practices

Parent Support Organizations, Groups and Breastfeeding Circles

Rivertown Mamas
Thursdays, 10:30-12, Hastings NY
Hilary Baxendale

Chocolate Milk Cafe - Breastfeeding Support Circles

Yonkers - 3rd Thursdays 6:00pm-7:30pm (The Power Lab)

Brooklyn - 1st and 3rd Fridays 5:30pm-7:30pm

Newark - Second Mondays 11:30am-1pm

Harlem - Last Mondays 10am-12pm

Manhattan Birth

The Nest Space 

Thursdays 10am-Noon

Brooklyn, NY 

Uptown Village Cooperative

Reading List 

My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children

The First Forty Days

Black, Pregnant and Loving It

The Fourth Trimester

Wonder Weeks

This Isn't What I Expected

Down Came The Rain

Web Resources


Http:// - Postpartum Support International

My Network

Maggie Rosenfeld - Hudson Valley

Birth and Postpartum Services

Emilie Rodriguez, Janee Aiken and Guramrit Lebron - Westchester/NYC

Closing of the Bones, Postpartum Nourishment

Kelsi Kennedy  - Westchester

Birth Services, Childcare     


Annette Perrell - NYC

Birth Services  

Thamar Innocent - Brooklyn

Birth and Postpartum Services

Jen Emetarom - Brooklyn

Birth, Lactation and Meditation