Birthing Gently Maternal Health
Community Doula Program
The BGMH Community Doula Program was established by Tara Campbell, Founder of Birthing Gently in collaboration with the Midwifery Practice at Massachusetts General Hospital's Autumn Cohen, CNM & Dana Cvrk, CNM. The goal of this program is to traditionally match Birth Doulas with low income and at-risk patients.
Mass General Brigham- News Article: A Positive Partnership New Article: Close the Gap of Racial Inequities in Maternal Health
With joint efforts from Birth Doulas within the community, BGMH expand to additional Mass General Brigham institutions.
This includes Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Newton Wellesley Hospital, and Salem Hospital.
BGMH collaborated with the obstetrical social work department at Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston to expand on the traditional matching services and implement an urgent "on-call" matching system.
In 2021 BGMH accepted an invitation to join Mass General Brigham Birth Partners. “United Against Racism Project”.
In collaboration with Mass General Brigham, BGMH will accept additional patients selected through this grant funded project.
In 2022 BGMH accepted a second invitation to join Mass General Brigham Birth Partners. “United Against Racism Project”.
In collaboration with Mass General Brigham, and through this grant funded project Birthing Gently will train community Birth Doulas
with efforts to expand Doula Services for patients at MGB hospitals.
News Article: United Against Racism
We accept a limited number patients who meet the program criteria through direct provider referral only.
Click Here Patient Program Criteria
BGMH Birth Doulas can accommodate the following languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, ALS, Hebrew, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, Tamil, and Cape Verdean Creole.
BGMH is currently accepting applications for interested doulas to join our program.Please reach out to us for more information
BGMH Birth Doulas
Tara Campbell, Founder
Amália Sarái .F.
Anna Kate .R.
Visolela (Layla) .J.