for current and aspiring birth and holistic wellness professionals of color
The harsh reality
Black mothers are 3 times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes, and black infants are twice are likely to die before their first birthdays — than white women and infants, respectively.
If we don’t rally around our sisters, mothers, and friends, who will?
We exist to change the narrative
Using community health workers as activists, Homeland Heart Collective seeks to create a safe space and improve birth outcomes for women, infants, and families of color.
Through programming and services designed for women and infants of color, resources for families of color and training and support for women of color midwives and doulas, Homeland Heart Collective is devoted to mitigating concerns and creating safe environments and experiences, eliminating racial, socioeconomic, and health disparities, and reducing infant and maternal mortality rates before during and after pregnancy, for underserved and marginalized groups.
If you're looking for professional support before, during, and after your pregnancy, and a community of mothers and families of color to walk along side you through this journey, you're in the right place.
If you are a current or aspiring birth worker or wellness practitioner of color who wants to improve outcomes and reduce infant
If you don't identify as a person of color, but want to support our efforts and help lift up and
and maternal mortality rates for woman, infants, and families of color, join our community.
women, infants, and families of colors, you're in the right place, too.
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The reality of creating real change and improving health outcomes is this: We cannot do this work alone, nor can we do it without funding. There are so many ways to support this work — from volunteering time or skill, to helping fund programming. If you feel led, please partner with us, give financially to our mission, and share Homeland Heart with those you know.