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

A Very Amma Holiday – AmFam’s Holiday Celebration

This holiday season, our Peer Support Volunteers took Amma’s festive celebration into their own hands, and they created such a beautiful occasion for everyone. For many it was the first time they had planned a festive get together, and they poured such love and enthusiasm into every element of the party. From the decorations to entertainment to costumes to choosing the best snacks, every detail was considered. And the result was the warmest, most delightful day, with treats for all!

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Amma recognised at the Scottish Health Awards 2023

Each year the Scottish Health Awards recognises the contributions of health and social care practitioners who work hard to ensure the highest quality of care for all. This year’s ceremony held on 2nd November 2023 brought together healthcare professionals, organisations and advocates from across Scotland.

This year Amma was nominated for a third time for the Tackling Health Inequalities Award. In 2021 we won for the first time and now we’re delighted to say that in 2023 Amma’s work has been recognised again by the Scottish healthcare community.

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