• Midwifery model IUI practice, including supply lists and resources, instructional videos and audio recordings, journal articles, and sample informed consent forms. Upon completion of the self-guided course materials, a one-on-one teaching session with the instructor, Kristin Kali LM CPM, 

Midwifery Model Preconception Care Course | 2019

2 day midwifery skills training Oahu,HI 2018

  • In an effort to support MORE Black & Brown students in their journey to becoming midwives, Crimson Fig Midwifery offered a midwifery skills training and on supporting a family through labor & birth when the baby has died.

Borderlands Birth Education and Advocacy Project and Luna Tierra Casa de Partos Global Issues in Reproductive Health Series

El Paso, TX 2018

  • Borderlands Birth is a local, non-governmental network of midwives and birth workers in the tri-state area (Texas, New Mexico, and Chihuahua). Borderlands Birth works to reduce barriers to reproductive healthcare access while promoting reproductive justice on all sides of these state and national borders. Borderlands Birth focuses on education, community collaboration, and health promotion in El Paso and Ciudad Juárez;

  •  One-Year program that fulfills the requirements necessary to apply to become a Texas-licensed midwife, a NARM Certified Professional Midwife (CPM), or for licensure in other states and provinces

  • MEAC Accredited Midwifery School and Birth Center

Maternidad La Luz

El Paso, TX 2018

  • Black & Brown student midwives gathering together twice a month face to face (or via video conference) Guided by California licensed midwife & preceptor Racha Tahani Lawler, CPM,LM

Crimson FiG Student Midwives Cohort



Washington, D.C. 2018



  • 12- hours didactic and hands-on skills practice facilitated by local experienced professionals in herbalolgy,acupuncture, body work, lactation, pelvic floor dynamics, home birth support, midwife assistance, midwifery,

  • Birthing Hands Midwifery and Birthing - Claudia Booker LM, CPM, CD (DONA) (ICTC), CCE, LLLI, BPC, BPCPA

Certified Lactation Counselor Training; Manhattan, NY 2016


  • Competence in the lactation skills, knowledge and attitudes that are essential to helping women in the United States and comply with The Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice code of ethics

  • Provides free compassionate care and emotional, physical, and informational support to people across the spectrum of pregnancy in hospitals and clinics in the New York City area, namely Bellevue Hospital

  • Completed 50+ Hours towards certification for intensive Labor & Postpartum Full Spectrum Doula Training

  • Attending births at NYU Lutheran Hospital Doula Program and Brooklyn Perinatal Network, Inc

  • Rikers Prison Community Doula Project - NYC alth +Hospitals

    • Founder

    • Supported Incarcerated Women at the Rose M. Singer Center

Ancient Song Doula Services Community Full Spectrum Doula Training

 Brooklyn, NY 2015

  • Provided free compassionate care and emotional, physical, and informational support to people across the spectrum of pregnancy in hospitals and clinics in the New York City area, namely Bellevue Hospital

The Doula Project; Manhattan, NY 2015

DONA international Birth Doula Workshop Birthwise Birth & Family Center; Austin, TX 201

  • Completed 30+ hours of birth and postpartum training

    • DONA International’s primary function is to provide excellent Doula education and certification to a diverse population of doulas world-wide. DONA International promotes the highest quality perinatal support for birthing mothers and their families by setting the standard for doula education and training, and by advocating the research-based benefits of doula care

Conferences attended

  • SQUATfest Conference 2015 Kingsley House; New Orleans, Louisiana

  • CityMatCH Leadership MCH Epidemiology Conference: Using a Sexual and Reproductive Justice Framework to Improve Public Health Practice With New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 2016

  • Aligning and Defining Birth Justice: A National Encuentro: National Advocates for Pregnant Women 2016

  • Decolonize Birth Conference: At the Intersections of Identity, Cultural Practices, and Policy 2016

  • Nested Model of Health Competencies (NMHC) Stakeholder Meeting Preliminary Vanderbilt University School of Nursing 2016

  • Community Engagement Member: Community Based Participatory Process Training 2015-2018

    •  NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Bureau of Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health Unit (BMIRH) Sexual and Reproductive Health Unit (SRHU) Center for Health Equity (CHE)

    •  Community Sexual and Reproductive Justice Health Talk Summer

  • Black and Women of Color Birthing Resiliency Institute 2016

    • Ancient Song Doula Services  Brooklyn,NY

  • Reproductive Justice Summit 2018

    • The Afiya Center  Dallas,TX

  • Decolonize Birth: Addressing the criminilization of Black and Brown people within the healthcare system 2018

    • Ancient Song Doula Services Brooklyn, NY

      • Presenter

        • Student Midwifery 101: Black Midwives will save us

  • Midwives Alliance of North America: Community Birth, Community Midwives

    • South Portland, Maine

  • Black Mamas Matter Alliance: Black Maternal Health Conference & Training Institute 2018

    • Atlanta, GA

  • Black Solidarity Conference: The 24th Annual BSC Conference at Yale 2019

    • New Haven, CT

    • Panelist speaker