Sista Midwife Productions is a birth advocacy organization based in New Orleans, LA. We provide education, training and consultations for communities, birth workers and organizations that work with child bearing families.

Our Mission is to improve pregnancy and birth experiences and to eliminate perinatal disparities by increasing the number of black birth workers, teaching families about their rights and options; and creating transparency and accountability within childbirth education and the medical obstetrical system.

We use workshops, seminars and edutainment experiences to educate communities and to move them toward a paradigm shift to  change the ways they think about conception, pregnancy, birth, and mothering.  



Sista Midwife Productions provides online and in-person workshops and training. We provide you with the tools and information needed to support families in birth.

From our in-person Birth Sister Experience which gives you the skills to be a prenatal, labor and postpartum doula, to our webinars and online classes, learn more about our educational offerings by visiting our Sista Midwife Learning Portal. 


Nicole Deggins CNM, MSN, MPH, is a certified nurse midwife, birth advocate, and community educator with over 25 years of maternal child health experience. She is a dedicated leader, mentor, and consultant and actively supports efforts to increase the numbers of African American midwives, doulas, and birth advocates. Nicole has made it her mission to eliminate perinatal disparities and bring transparency to prenatal education and the medical obstetrical system. Want to work with Nicole? Find out more here.


We offer a variety of community events for all members of the community including mothers, fathers, birth workers, and everyone in between. From film festivals and conferences to birth circles and webinars, read about our 2020 Impact here and see how you can get involved! 

Want to support our community work?

Make a Donation Here!


Since 2012 we have been helping families and black birth workers connect. Today, with nearly 1,000 professionals listed, we have the largest and most comprehensive online directory of black birth workers.  ​Our directory was created to help BLACK families find BLACK providers.

Are you a Black midwife, doula, lactation professional or other womb wellness practitioner? 
Get listed for FREE and help families find you!

Are you a family searching for a provider?
 Search our directory for FREE and get connected!! 

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