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

Becoming an Amma Volunteer: Q&A with Evelyn

Volunteer postnatal companion, Evelyn, spoke to us about the process of applying and training to be an Amma volunteer, giving an insight into what’s involved and why she is motivated to support our clients in their journey to parenthood.

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Life after loss: Vongayi’s story

When Vongayi found out she was expecting twins, she never could have anticipated the difficult journey that would unfold. When her son, Rylan, passed away at just 19 days old, Vongayi turned to Amma for support in navigating life after loss.

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