“The fundamental work of the Birth Justice Warriors is to make injustice visible”- Birth Justice Warriors Founder, Dr. Martine Hackett

“Our babies are born too soon and too small”- Birth Justice Warriors Founder, Rev. Dr. Nellie Taylor-Walthrust speaking on African American babies

“A Birth Justice Warrior is someone who is fearless, a Birth Justice Warrior is someone who is focused on the idea of making birth equal for everyone”- Assembly Update Interview with Councilwoman Michaelle Solages and Birth Justice Warriors founder, Dr. Martine Hackett. Full interview here


Updated Resource Guide

Attached below is an updated version of our resource guide. All services/resources linked are located in Nassau County. 

Birth Justice Warrior Resource Guide 2021

Midwife Listing for Nassau and Suffolk County Home Births and Hospital Birth Midwives

Attached below is a midwife listing and map of services for those seeking home births or hospital birth midwives in Nassau and Suffolk County. 

Midwife Listing for Nassau and Suffolk County


Attention all maternal healthcare providers: Office of Minority Health has a new free and accredited e-learning program about maternal healthcare. 

This is a 2-hour accredited program designed for for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, certified nurse midwives, and certified midwives. Other professionals, as well as students, may earn a Statement of Participation. The course is created for those  who practice maternal health care and are interested in advancing health equity, improving quality, and helping to eliminate disparities.

If you are interested, please visit and register to complete the program at bit.ly/3gRV0JY. 


Training Update!

Applications for the next Birth Justice Warriors training will be opening shortly. The training is scheduled to take place on July 30 & 31 2020. If you are interested in a training at your site contact us at birthjusticewarriors@gmail.com.