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LGBTQ+ Birthing & Affirming Doula Conversations

Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition

June 8, 2022

Join us at the Loop on Sunday, June 12 from 6-7PM for an affirming, non-gendered conversation about birthing and doula services free from binary language. This event is geared toward the unique pregnancy experiences of LGBTQ+ birthing people, and will be led by Rae Johnson-Bundy & Madhumitha Rajakittu Pudupatti.

Masks are required for the in-person event. Can’t join in person? Feel free to attend our digital simulcast!

Rae Johnson-Bundy, certified Doula Trainer and Mentor, Lamaze Childbirth Educator, Evidenced Based Birth Instructor and a Certified Birth Doula (CD) DONA at Doula Right Thing. As a Birth and Postpartum Doula Trainer for National Black Doula Associates (NBDA), Black Childbirth Educator and Doula she supports and brings awareness to the much needed maternal health care People of Color are facing today.

Madhumitha Rajakittu Pudupatti, National Black Doula Associates (NBDA), Certified Birth Doula at Guiding Hand Doula. As a Woman of Color, immigrant navigating in a different culture, birth professional, and mother herself, she has experienced and witnessed situations not completely respectful to the birthing person. She strives to support birthing people from the experience of a Person of Color, and through her program strives to reach Communities of Color, bring awareness to Maternal Health, and represent POC during pregnancy and bring in the respect they deserve for their values, beliefs, and choices.

About Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition

At Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition, we are committed to building a supportive and enriching community abundant in opportunities for LGBTQIA+ individuals and those with a stake in creating a more inclusive Lancaster County. For more information, visit lgbtlancaster.org