Global Muslim Birthworkers

This is a growing list of some of the amazing Muslim women out there working as midwives, doulas, lactation consultants, childbirth educators, and more. I started this list as a tool to help Muslim mothers and families identify women who see birth through a spiritual and religious lens. Please email me at krystina@barakabirth.com if you would like to be included.

General resources:

Doula Trainings:


Australia

Sydney

Canada

Alberta

Calgary

East Missisauga/Etobicoke

Edmonton

London

Toronto

  • Sadaf Ahmed, DONA trained birth doula (currently not practicing but available to answer questions)

Ontario

  • Hira Khan, DONA trained childbirth doula at pureBalance Wellness Center

  • Asma Rahman, Ruh Doula Care, Doula Canada trained birth and postpartum doula, childbirth education and birth, newborn, and family photographer. Serving west GTA (Peel and Halton Region) and West Toronto). Find her on IG, Facebook, and by email is asma@ruhdoulacare.ca.

Ottowa

Vancouver

  • Shagufta Pasta, Childbirth Doula, shagufta.pasta@gmail.com

 

Egypt

See Aisha Alhajjar's excellent directory of birthworkers across the Middle East.

Alexandria

Cairo

  • Check out the Nun Center in Zamalek, Cairo, for prenatal massage and doula references

  • Dr. Rania Hosny Tomerak, pediatrician and certified lactation consultant, +20 106 676 4802

Kuwait

See Aisha Alhajjar's excellent directory of birthworkers across the Middle East.

Malaysia

Mexico

  • Mariam Farah Cruz Aguilar, childbirth doula, childbirth educator, lactation consultant, Phone: +52 1 55 1388 9560, Mexico City

Saudi Arabia

See Aisha Alhajjar's excellent directory of birthworkers across the Middle East.

Senegal

  • Hajja Latifah Abd-Hamid, Childbirth Doula, birthinginsacredtraditions@gmail.com

Singapore

South Africa

  • Sadiyah Sayed, Childbirth Doula, 0718718282 /0118302976, Johannesburg to Pretoria

Spain

Sweden

  • Louise Adamson, Childbirth Doula, 0046 793 414838, louiseinsweden@gmail.com (Stockholm)

United Kingdom

London

 

 

United States

California

Connecticut

  • Saheeka Lafir, Midwife, 860-710-0274 (Eastern CT & Rhode Island)

Georgia

  • Dr. Ameena Ali PhD, CDI-B/P, TN, VLM, Midwifery, Doula, Childbirth Education Services (770-870-8045)

  • Asiyah D. Muhsin-Thomas, BS, LPN, CD-B/P, TM, Mother Nature's Belly

  • Mahdi Health Service International, offers birth doula certification 470-236-2434 (Atlanta)

Illinois

Maryland

Massachusetts

  • Khadijah Cisse, Homebirth Midwife and Childbirth Doula at Midwife at Your Doorstep (Boston, North Shore)

  • Na'imah Muhammad, Doula and Consulting Hypnotist at New Life Horizons Counseling, 413-221-5077 (Amherst)

Minnesota

New Jersey

New York

Oregon

Pennsylvania

  • Fatimah Adekola, Legacy of the Womb Doula Healing Arts, Certified Doula, Certified Postpartum Doula, Registered Yoga Instructor, Certified Breathologist serving the Philadelphia area, (215) 626-8938.

  • L. Sadiqah Hauber, A Doula For Ummi, (215) 834-1774

  • Bahjah Muhammad, Childbirth and Postpartum Doula, early childhood education specialist (Baltimore) Instagram: @rebuildingthevillage, (215) 917-5046

  • Noura Quayson, RN and Childbirth Doula, 215-301-1699 (Montgomery County Area)

Texas

Virginia

Washington D.C. Metro Area (Maryland, Northern Virginia)

Washington State

  • Faisa Farole, Midwife, 206-683-8167 (Seattle).

  • Mahdiyah Asiya Shoot, Childbirth Doula, herbalist and message therapist, Facebook (Seattle)