Free childbirth support in Central Brooklyn

By My Side Birth Support Program | NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Family Services Caregiver

By My Side Birth Support Program offers free doula care to expecting families before, during, and after their baby is born. Doulas are trained birth assistants, who provide non-medical emotional, informational, and physical support when you give birth.

Who is eligible

You may be eligible if you:

  • Live in following Brooklyn zip codes: 11028, 11207, 11212, 11233, 11208, 11216, or 11221,
  • Are eligible for Medicaid

If you live outside of the above neighborhoods in Brooklyn, you can still find out about free or low-cost doulas and other resources in your area.


How to apply

Enroll in By My Side Doula Services online or call the office at 718-637-5231.


How to get help

To get more information and receive services:

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Updated October 6, 2021