Welcome Baby

Build community. Find support. Play!
Welcome Baby is a free, peer-to-peer support group for new and growing families, hosted by Birthmark. Every 2nd and 4th Saturday at various locations in New Orleans - follow us on instagram to find out where the group meets next!

Cafe Au Lait

A free support group for women of color that meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month at Norman Mayer Library in Gentilly, and on the 3rd Saturday of the month at a community location such as the Crescent City Farmers Market or the main library. Join our Facebook group for location updates.
This support group is open to all. 


Birthmark Doula Collective works year round to help increase access to healthcare and improve our healthcare options.  A few of our on-going projects:

  • Providing free and low-cost doula services, prenatal classes, and lactation support to low-income families in New Orleans. 
    This program is funded by donations from our community as well as grants. Please consider giving today

  • Increasing and supporting the number of birth workers in LA

  • Leading the push to open an independent birth center in New Orleans

  • Facilitating community birth justice projects, such as our Birth Violence Toolkit, Cafe au Lait Breastfeeding Support Group, and the Queer Pregnancy & Parenting Project


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