Here is a list of organizations we believe are doing great work to improve maternity care in our country and around the world. . .

Advocacy Groups:

Birthing Project USA

Birthing the Future

BirthNetwork National

Black Women Birthing Justice

Citizens for Midwifery

ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network)

Where’s My Midwife?

Trust Birth

Birth Centers:

American Association of Birth Centers

National Association of Birth Centers of Color

Childbirth Education:

Birth Boot Camp

Birthing From Within

The BOLD Method for Birth

Bradley Method


Community Outreach Perinatal Education

Lamaze International

Sacred Pregnancy



Community Outreach Perinatal Education

DONA International

Doula Trainings International

ICTC Full Circle Doulas


General Resources:

Childbirth Connection

Choices in Childbirth

Coalition for Improving Maternity Services

Commonsense Childbirth

My Best Birth


Every Mother Counts

Human Rights in Childbirth

Mother Health International

One World Birth

White Ribbon Alliance


American College of Nurse Midwives

International Center for Traditional Childbearing

Midwives Alliance of North America

North American Registry of Midwives

National Association of Certified Professional Midwives


LABOR (Legal Advocates for Birth Options and Rights)

Friends of Midwives Organizations can be found at The Big Push for Midwives.  These groups work to get legislation passed that increases access to Certified Professional Midwives.

National Advocates for Pregnant Women