The By My Side Birth Support Program provides free doula support for women living in Brownsville, East New York, and Bedford-Stuyvesant (zip codes 11207, 11208, 11212, 11216, 11221, and 11233). A doula is a trained childbirth assistant who makes home visits during and after pregnancy, provides support during labor and delivery, and helps with breastfeeding. Our doulas can also refer you for other services you may need.