Esther McCant, CD, CLC, HBCE
Metro Mommy Agency
As the founder and CEO of Metro Mommy Agency, Esther McCant has provided labor support to over 125+ mothers during their birthing experience and also has served hundreds of mothers in South Florida through childbirth education, breastfeeding support, and other postpartum doula support services. She is not only a doula and childbirth educator, but also serves as a maternal health consultant, lactation counselor, and certified HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator. More recently, she completed the Advanced Doula Skills Training to better support high-risk doula and breastfeeding clients who struggle with diabetes, high blood pressure, anemia, or dehydration. Currently, Esther is working to increase breastfeeding rates & reduce infant mortality as the co-lead for the Healthy Baby Taskforce, a subcommittee of the Consortium for a Healthier Miami-Dade County. This local community committee addresses health issues for children. She also serves as the Education and Communication Coordinator for the Jasmine Project, a program that provides wraparound services to reduce infant mortality rates in Miami Gardens and surrounding areas. She also currently serves as the founder and director of the Metro Mommy Agency Doula Mentorship program where she provides ongoing mentorship to 27 doulas located in Florida, Georgia, and Hawaii. She was recently awarded federal grant funds to support her work to improve the lives of families in Miami-Dade County. Esther has been featured as a speaker for Carrie Meek Foundation, SantLa Haitian Neighborhood Center, Live Healthier Miami Gardens, Southern Birth Justice Network, and WIC and has also been featured in VoyageMIA online magazine and the Rachel Tourgeman Podcast. She also shares wisdom and insight on her experience mothering four sons in the Miami Mom Collective blog.