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Community Birthing Services

Learn more about HHFC community birthing services and eligibility

Overview

Community birthing services provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during and after birth. Studies have shown that when doulas attend births, labors are shorter with fewer complications, babies are healthier and they breastfeed more easily. 

Community birthing services at HHFC offers:

  • Birth plan creation and assistance

  • Assistance with unmedicated birth (doula services)

  • Support with unexpected circumstances

  • Physical and emotional assitance

Eligibility:

  • Mothers must be at least 4 months pregnant. 

  • Mothers that are less than 4 months pregnant must be on a physician ordered: "bed rest” (with documentation). ​

  • We also accept minors with parental consent. 

  • Must reside in the Brownsville, East New York, Bedford-Stuyvesant or other neighboring Brooklyn communities.

Appointments for community birthing services will help families create a plan that works best for them and their circumstances.

Schedule an appointment with us today to get a free consultation!