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Using the extended family model, this project pairs a trained volunteer (Sister Friend) to a pregnant teen or woman (little sister). The Sister Friend provides support during the pregnancy up to the baby's first birthday, while encouraging the utilization of adequate and appropriate health care services and follow-up for mother and the baby.

Find out more information on the Birthing Project /Sister Friend Program and Upcoming Training Want to be a Big Sister to a pregnant teen or woman - Call – (718) 643-8258 x 21 (Denise) or (718) 272-2363 (Sharon) BPN is a partner in the “Healthy Women Healthy Futures Project - Matching Doulas with pregnant and postpartum women in Brooklyn – Want a Doula?

Case management services are also available.