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Pregnancy resources


We understand that the pregnancy journey can be both exciting and challenging, and we are here to support you every step of the way. Our goal is to provide you with resources tailored to meet the unique needs of black women during pregnancy. From prenatal care to postpartum support, we’ve got you covered.

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Name: Ali Abaian Medical Clinic
Phone: (323) 581-5400
Address: 8460 S Central Ave Los Angele, CA 90001
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Friday: 9:00am – 1:00pm; Saturday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Name: Advanced Family Care
Phone: (323) 588-0084
Address: 1201 E. Florence Ave. Los Angeles CA 90001

Name: Akhavan, Afshin, D.O., A Professional Corporation Medical Central Family Care
Phone: (323) 730-1663
Address: 2409 S. Vermont Avenue – C1 Los Angeles, CA

Name: African American Infant and Maternal Mortality (AAIMM) Initiative
Address: CAT locations: Antelope Valley , Santa Clarita & San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley (SPA 3), and South LA/South Bay (SPA 6& 8).
Services: Doula support, home visitations, breastfeeding tips, fatherhood support groups, and mental health support.

Name: Baby2Baby
Phone: (323) 933-2229
Address: 5830 W. Jefferson Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90016
Services: Provides supplies needed to raise babies and young children, diapers, formula, baby clothes, cribs etc.

Name: AAIMM Doula Program
Phone: (213) 639-6448
Email: [email protected]
Services: Provides FREE doula support to Black birthing families in Los Angeles County. AAIMM Doulas provide physical and emotional support, education, and advocacy during pregnancy, labor and birth, and the postpartum period.


    • Black and African American
    • Pregnant
    • 18 years and older/foster youth
    • Residing and birthing in Los Angeles County
    • No insure, income or gestational age requirement

AAIMM Doula Support:

    • 3 Prenatal visits
    • Continuous labor support
    • 3 Postpartum Visits
    • Lactation Support

Client incentives

    • Baby items
    • Safety/Childproofing Kits
    • Books
    • Gift cards and more


Name: Black Infant Health Program Long Beach
Phone: (562) 570-4323 / 562-246-6218
Address: 2525 Grand Avenue Long Beach, CA 90815
Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm


  • 20 Intimate Group Sessions,
  • Healthy Meals (at each session)
  • Transportation Assistance (to and from group sessions & doctor appointments)
  • Incentives and Resources
  • Individual Life Planning (to help mom plan for her future)
  • Individual Case Management (as needed)
  • Health and Family Support Referrals (as needed)
  • Support Services from a Public Health Nurse and Social Worker (as needed)
  • 10 sessions for pregnant women, 10 more sessions after baby is born
  • Workshops: Breastfeeding, Child Passenger Safety, Feminine Hygiene, Healthy Nutrition, SIDS/Safe Sleep for Infants, School Readiness
  • Parent Education, Stress/Depression Management


Name: Black Women for Wellness
Phone: (323) 290-5955
Address: 4340 11th Avenue Los Angeles, CA, 90008


  • Connects Black women and people seeking doula services with Black doulas in their area
  • An online resource for Black pregnant people that they can use in their area
  • Website also provides online resources for pregnant people


Name: Center 4 Fertility (Torrance Location)
Phone: (818) 617-2038
Address: 24241 Hawthorne Blvd Ste 201 Torrance, CA 90505
Services: Fertility services for LGBTQ couples and people, Family planning, IVF, Surrogacy, and Gynecology

Name: Center 4 Fertility (Tarzana Location)
Phone: (818) 617-2038
Address: 18370 Burbank Blvd Ste 301 Tarzana, CA 91356
Services: Fertility services for LGBTQ couples and people, Family planning, IVF, Surrogacy, and Gynecology

Name: Center 4 Fertility (Thousand Oaks Location)
Phone: (805) 807-1075
Address: 415 Rolling Oaks Dr Thousand Oaks, CA 91361
Services: Fertility services for LGBTQ couples and people, Family planning, IVF, Surrogacy, and Gynecology

Name: Christian Beckley – Black birthing photographer
Instagram: @doulachristian
Services: Bump photography, Birth photography, and Post birth/ baby photography

Name: Cinnamoms
Email: [email protected]
Services: Nutrition Education, Breastfeeding Services, Healthy Foods, Family Resources, Women’s Health Resources, Family Resources

Name: Claris Health Women’s Health Center (West LA Location)
Phone: (310) 299-7181
Address: 11500 W Olympic Blvd #570 Los Angeles, CA 90064
Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday- Sunday Closed
Services: Pregnancy health, Sexual Health, Mental health, Prenatal care and support, Parenting support, Mobile clinics (locations are listed on website and are found and updated there)
Documents needed: ID and Insurance

Name: Claris Health Women’s Health Center (Lynwood Location)
Phone: (323) 299-9977
Address: 3737 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, #205, Lynwood, CA 90262
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday – Sunday: Closed
Services: Pregnancy health, Sexual Health, Mental health, Prenatal care and support, Parenting support, Mobile clinics
(locations are listed on website and are found and updated there)
Documents needed: ID and Insurance

Name: Clare/ Matrix

Administrative office
Phone: (310) 314-6200
Address: 2644 30th Street Santa Monica, CA 90405
Monday: 8:00 am-9:00 pm
Tuesday—Thursday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-9:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Sunday: Closed

Admissions Office
Phone: (866) 452-5273
Address: 1865 9th Street Santa Monica, CA 90404

Outpatient Treatment Center
Phone: (310) 576-2063
Address: 1002 Pico Boulevard Santa Monica, CA 90405

Inpatient Treatment Center
Phone: (909) 395-0888
Address: 812 N. Euclid Avenue Ontario, CA 91762
Services: Treatment options, Residential, Outpatient, Detoxification, and Serves postpartum and pregnant women
Who Can Be Referred: Pregnant Women with a Substance Use Disorder and their Children and Women who gave birth within 12 months with Substance Use Disorders and their Children

Name: First 5 LA- Welcome baby
Phone: 213-482-5920
Fax: 213-482-5903
Address: 750 North Alameda Street Los Angeles, CA 90012
(Full list of participating hospitals listed on website)
Services: provides L.A. County pregnant women and new moms with information, support and a trusted partner to help you through the journey of pregnancy and early parenthood. This free and voluntary program from First 5 LA offers the following during pregnancy and throughout your baby’s first nine months, and can include the following

  • An in-hospital visit where you will receive assistance with breastfeeding and information about bonding and attachment, taking care of your baby, and resources your family may need as you transition into motherhood
  • A personal Parent Coach who meets with you and your family in the comfort and convenience of your home
  • Information and support on breastfeeding, home safety and other topics
  • An in-home appointment with a nurse within the first few days after delivering at the hospital
  • Referrals to additional resources to help you and your baby
  • Baby- and mom-friendly items such as thermometers, nursing pillows, toys and baby-proofing supplies for the home
  • Available to all LA county families at no cost
  • Parent coaching

Who can access: All families delivering at a Welcome Baby participating hospital will be offered a Welcome Baby hospital visit at the time of your baby’s birth.
Families residing within a Best Start community can enroll prenatally (up to 38 weeks) or at the hospital

Name: Frontline Doulas
Phone: (310) 817-0551
Email: [email protected]
Address: 6371 Haven AveSuite 3, Box #265 Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737
Hours: Monday-Sunday 7am-10pm
Services: connects Black families with Black doulas at no cost

  • Doula services including
    • 3 Prenatal Visits
    • Support at Birth
    • 3 Postpartum Visits
    • Community-Centered Practices
    • Advocacy
    • Emotional Support
    • Culturally Competent Care
    • Lactation Education
    • Referrals for IBCLC Lactation Consultations
    • Childbirth education resources
    • Fatherhood/Partner support
  • Offers a frontline doula hotline where you can schedule a call and then set up appointments and services with your doula
  • All ages including teens
  • No income requirement but encourages lower income families to apply


Name: FPA Women’s Health Clinic

East LA
Address: 4922 East Whittier Boulevard East Los Angeles, CA 90022
Phone: (323) 201-9343
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Address: 301 N Prairie Ave Suite 611 Inglewood, CA 90301
Phone: (323) 987-8879
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Long Beach
Address: 2777 Long Beach Boulevard Suite 200 Long Beach, CA 90806
Phone: (562) 595-5653
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Los Angeles Downtown
Address: 601 S. Westmoreland Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone: 213.738.7283
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat CLOSED, Sun 8am-5pm

Santa Monica
Address: 12304 Santa Monica Boulevard Suite 116 Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310.820.8084
Hours: Mon-Sat 8am-5pm

  • Abortion
  • Pill
  • Surgical
  • Abortion by mail and in office
  • Birth Control
  • Gynecology services
  • Telehealth and in person services
  • Book online or over phone
  • Many online resources on website


Name: Generation Her
Phone: 626-825-7874
Email: [email protected]
Instagram: @generationher
Address: 120 HEIL AVE. FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA 92708

  • Resource center for teen moms/parents ages 13-25
  • in person or over zoom 7 days a week can also text
  • Help with looking for housing, shelters
  • filling out forms or FAFSA’s
  • finding childcare, applying for jobs
  • creating your resume
  • help finding a school to attend to finish your degree
  • counseling
  • parenting help
  • free baby items and more


Name: Kindred Space LA
Phone: (323) 381-5511
Fax: (310) 861-0255
Email: [email protected]
Instagram: @kindredspacela
Address: 2610 Southwest Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90043

  • Midwifery
  • Childbirth classes
  • Lactation classes
  • Prenatal baby sleep classes
  • Offers a parenting community for parents/ expecting parents
  • Moms support group
  • Dads support group
  • Birthing center
  • Offers pre and post birth group care,community building/support


Name: LOOM
Phone: (323) 609-3543
Email: [email protected]
Instagram: @loomhq
Address: 5259 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90019

  • Online and in person- sexual and reproductive health education platform for people and families in every stage of their family journey
  • Conceiving, struggling, expecting, parenting, pregnancy, postpartum
  • Helps with choosing care providers, preparing for birth, mental health and physical health
  • Baby care
  • Diapering, sleeping, swaddling, baby massage, feeding support among many other support options
  • There are also many online support tools and training videos
  • Access to symptom checks on their website along with answers to many common and uncommon questions about your body and steps of this journey


Name: Mama’s Neighborhood
Phone: 844-376-2627

  • Harbor UCLA
  • Hubert Humphrey’s
  • LAC+USC; MLK Jr. Outpatient Center
  • Olive View Medical Center
  • Wilmington Health Center

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm
Services: Mother-centered model is an innovative approach to prenatal care and health coordination to help babies be born at full term, healthy birth weight, and continue on the pathway of healthy outcomes
Eligibility: Eligible to join MAMA’s Neighborhood when you are enrolled as a prenatal patient with Health Services

Name: Maternal Mental Health Now
Services: Resource directory for pregnant people and their support, Online trainings for new parents, Host events and workshops which are updated on website regularly

Name: MLK Community Healing and Trauma Prevention Center
Phone: (323) 568-8732
Email: [email protected]
Address: 11833 Wilmington Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90059
Services: Serves children, families, and individuals with a continuum of services designed to strengthen families and promote individual wellbeing

Name: National Abortion Federation
Email: [email protected]
Services: Provides direct service to patients who need help accessing abortion care, counseling options, referrals to abortion care

Name: National Maternal Mental Health Hotline
Phone: 833-943-5746 call or text
Hours: Monday-Sunday, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Services: Free 24 hour, confidential Mental Health Support for moms and families (before, during, & after pregnancy)
Interpreter services in 60 languages (English & Spanish most common)

Name: Planned Parenthood
Phone: 800-576-5544
Email: [email protected]
Services: Abortion Services, Abortion Referral, Birth Control, Pregnancy Testing Services

Name: The Reparations Club
Phone: (323) 591-0012
Email: [email protected]
Address: 3054 S Victoria Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90016
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11am-6pm
Services: pregnancy, family planning, wellness books
Book recommendations-

  • Birthing Black Mothers by Jennifer C. Nash
  • Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant! The Ultimate guide to Black Pregnancy and Motherhood by Shanicia Boswell
  • The Black Woman’s Guide to Overcoming Domestic Violence by Shavonne J. Moore-Lobban
  • Self Care for Black Women by Oludara Adeeyo
  • The Body is Not an Apology by Sonja Renee Taylor
  • The First Forty Days- The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother by Heng Ou
  • Nurture by Erica Chidi Cohen


Name: Snow Holland Pregnancy Health Center
Phone: (310) 320-8976
Email: [email protected] or
[email protected]

  • Pregnancy tests
  • Pregnancy and abortion options
  • STI testing and sexual health
  • Ultrasound
  • Education and classes
  • Online courses and in person
  • Virtual parenting classes
  • Post abortion recovery
  • Car seat workshop

Address: 1311 Crenshaw Blvd. Suite A Torrance, CA 90501
Monday: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Open on the third Saturday of every month:
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Name: Soul Food For Your Baby
Phone: (323) 596-0997
Address: P.O. Box 1445 Inglewood, CA 90308
Services: Culturally competent support group that encourages Black/AA people to chest/breastfeed.

Name: St. John’s Community Health
Phone: (323) 541-1411
Address: 808 West 58th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm
Saturday: 7am – 3pm
Services: Well-woman exams, Pre-conception care, Prenatal care (with your own provider), Post delivery care & lactation support, Nutrition counseling, Ultrasound available on-site, Engaged case managers to coordinate prenatal services, Comprehensive family planning, Breast and cervical cancer screenings

Name: St. John’s Well Child and Family Center
Phone: (323) 541-1411
Address: 2115 North Wilmington Ave. Compton CA 90222
Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.,
Wednesday & Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Services: Well-woman exams, Preconception care, Prenatal care (with your own provider), Post delivery care & lactation support, Nutrition counseling, Ultrasound available on-site, Engaged case managers to coordinate prenatal services, Comprehensive family planning, Breast and cervical cancer screenings


Name: The Landing at St. Roberts Center
Phone: (213)-318-5756
Address: 211 3rd ave, Venice CA 90291

  • Daytime wellness and respite drop in center for pregnant and parenting youth ages 14-24
  • Showers, meals, clothing, resting rooms for parents and children, hygiene supplies and toiletries, laundry, support and guidance
  • Counseling and therapy
    • individual, family, and group
  • Baby and children necessities
    • Clothing, Diapers, Formula & Equipment
  • Workspace
    • Computers , Internet & Wifi
  • A safe and peaceful place
    • Yoga and meditation


Name: Venice Family Clinic Irma Colen Health Center
Services: Two-hour training for parents on child passenger safety