Mommy Mentor Network
 

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Statistics: African American Women have higher levels of stress, trauma, food insecurity, neighborhood violence, and less access to prenatal care. Black women are more than 3x more likely to have a maternal death

Our Services

 Mentorship

 

Mentees are matched with mentors and are supported:

  • During & After Pregnancy

  • Receive Postpartum Support

  • Spiritual Support

  • Empowerment

1:1 Support

 

Mentees meet with mentors for a minimum of 1 hour a week

  • ​Sisterhood

  • Guidance

  • Exclusive Facebook Group

Maternity & Family Photoshoots

  • All mentees are offered 1 free photoshoot while they are pregnant or 1 family photoshoot after pregnancy

Empowerment 
  • Women in the community and moms speak monthly on their pregnancy journey and tools that helped them

Postpartum Care Packages

 

After giving birth, mentees receive care packages to support them through postpartum recovery.

Mommy & Baby American Sign Language Classes 

ASL classes are available to all mentees to learn how to communicate with their babies. 

  • Sign language increases speech development

  • Increases parent-child bonding

  • Helps babies express themselves 

End of the Year Banquet

  • Mentors are awarded a stipend of $300-$500 at the YWAP annual banquet

  • Mentees receive awards for completing a full year of mentorship 

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Mentee Tee & Mentor Daysha

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Mentor Jalisa & Mentee Minyae

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Mentee Amber & Director Shameka

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