Who we help

We support birthing people and parents in Glasgow facing barriers like poverty, isolation, or language.

Our Impact

Read our 2020-21 Annual Report to find out more about the impact of our work.

Support our work

From fundraising to volunteering, there are many opportunities to make a difference.

About us

Amma Birth Companions is a registered Scottish charity that supports birthing people and parents in need of additional care, information, or advocacy throughout the perinatal period. 

We offer pregnancy, birth, and postnatal companionship, along with antenatal education and peer support activities.

Our volunteers are trained to deliver specialist trauma informed, culturally competent care to birthing people at every stage of their parenting journey. 

Latest articles

Welcome to our new CEO

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Amma’s inaugural CEO, Maree Aldam. The appointment of a CEO marks an important milestone for Amma, as we set our sights on opportunities for growth.

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Introducing the Amma Access Fund

On March 8, 2022, Amma Birth Companions is taking part in the Big Give ‘Women and Girls Match Fund’ campaign, with an ambitious target to raise £20,000 in just one week. All funds raised will go towards the creation of the Amma Access Fund: a new grant designed to make training in birth work more accessible to women from underrepresented groups.

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Not in our name: a joint statement on the Borders Bill

In Scotland we have a proud history of protest, of raising our voices against the injustices that blight our society and speaking truth to power.

We – the undersigned – are proud to work in a country that values compassion and fairness. Though across our communities and sectors we work to achieve different things, today we are united in our opposition to the UK Government’s Nationality and Borders Bill.

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