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The Emily Effect

Movement to #EndTheStigma and help raise awareness for moms who suffer from perinatal mood disorders like postpartum depression and anxiety.

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Infamous Mothers

A for-profit business with a social mission to create products and services that revolutionize the way women mother. They sell socially-conscious apparel, produce publications, and lead workshops/classes with one goal in mind. They are hired to speak at institutions and organizations. They train businesses. They do all of this with one goal in mind: to empower mothers…Infamous Mothers.


Childbirth Connection

Founded in 1918 as the Maternity Center Association, Childbirth Connection is now a core program of the National Partnership for Women & Families. For nearly 100 years, they have helped develop and advance many forms of care that are now critical components of the nation’s maternity care system. More recently, they launched a long-term program to promote evidence-based maternity care through policy and quality initiatives.


End Maternal Mortality Now (EndMMNow)

A community reporting project that trained women of marginalized communities in a district in Assam to identify and report violations of maternal health rights.

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Midwifery Today

Through networking and education, Midwifery Today’s mission is to return midwifery care to its rightful position in the family; to make midwifery care the norm throughout the world; and to redefine midwifery as a vital partnership with women.


Power to Push Campaign

This campaign encourages women in British Columbia to learn as much as they can and push for the best birth possible.



A nonprofit organization and former creator of SQUAT Birth Journal, a radical midwifery and birth publication, that was in production from 2010 to 2016 and released 22 issues. SQUAT spent over six years actively creating an open forum publication about a wide range of reproductive health topics and coordinating conferences in San Francisco and New Orleans.