Who we support

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

Our Impact

Read our 2022-23 Impact Report to find out more about the impact of our work.

Support our work

From fundraising to volunteering, there are many opportunities to get involved.

About us

Amma Birth Companions is a Glasgow charity that provides vital services to ensure women and birthing people from migrant backgrounds and other underserved groups are supported during pregnancy, childbirth, and early parenthood. 

Our services include birth and postnatal companionship, peer support, and education. We also advocate for systemic changes aimed at tackling structural and health inequalities, informed by the lived experiences of the individuals we support.

Latest articles

Amma HQ’s walls come to Life

When we moved into our new office in June 2023, it was a huge, empty, white space. Since then we’ve been making the space feel more and more like a home – with new walls and doors built for us by Top Drawer Joinery , cosy furnishings, our Amma signature colours, photos and art, and of course plenty of toys for the kids.

The last exciting part of this process has been a series of wall decorations and murals by our wonderful long-term collaborator Alice Dansey-Wright.

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Amma wins top UK health award

Glasgow-based charity Amma Birth Companions has won a major national award for its work to improve the health, wellbeing, and birthing experiences of pregnant women facing vulnerable circumstances, including individuals seeking asylum and refugees.

Following a rigorous selection and assessment process, Amma Birth Companions was chosen from more than 500 charities across the UK as one of the 10 winners of the 2024 GSK IMPACT Awards, which are delivered in partnership with The King’s Fund. Now in its 27th year, the awards are a mark of excellence in the charity sector, designed to recognise the outstanding work of small and medium-sized charities working to improve people’s health and wellbeing in the UK.

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