Atlanta Birth Resources

Welcome to our new resource page!

Confident Childbirth of Atlanta / Kopa Birth® strives to build the Atlanta birth community and support the needs of pregnant and new parents. The following Atlanta-area professions offer valuable services that might benefit your pregnancy, labor, and transition to parenthood.

If you are an Atlanta-area birth professional that would like to be considered for inclusion on this list, please contact [email protected]

Atlanta-Area Labor Doulas


Libby loves serving women and families in my community. She continues to seek training and education to better support, encourage, and advocate for her clients. Her heart is to have real conversations with women about their ideal births, explore options, and provide reliable resources that facilitate informed choices throughout the life changing process of pregnancy and birth. Libby is a certified doula through Dona International. She serves families in the greater Atlanta area.
CONTACT: Libby Forrester 770-855-9466


Creating a positive birth experience strengthens and empowers not only the mother but the bond between her, her baby and her husband. Helping women and their family navigate this sacred rite of passage builds healthy relationships that are far reaching.  Mary is certified as a birth doula through DONA International and continues to hone her skills, deepen her understanding of pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding through extensive reading and study, and learning from other doulas.  She serves families in the greater Atlanta and Athens area.
CONTACT: Mary Hanks 770-597-5871



In addition to teaching Confident Childbirth of Atlanta childbirth classes, Gwynne Knap is a postpartum doula and lactation educator. She specializes in the care of the new mom and her baby after childbirth. Located in Atlanta, GA.
CONTACT: Gwynne Knap 404-569-4268

atlanta-area Pre & Postnatal Mental Health Services

Banyon Tree Center

Shannen Malutonok is a licensed social worker specializing in family growth & pregnancy, traumatic grief & loss, and postpartum depression. Located in Athens, GA.
CONTACT: 706-850-7041

Atlanta-area refugee birth support

Embrace Refugee birth support

Embrace is an organization powered by community volunteers. They guide refugee mothers throughout their pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experience. Located in Clarkston, GA.
CONTACT: Jenny Cochran 404-625-3872