Lead Home Visitor and Community-based Doula
Robena Hill is a graduate of Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association’s (BMBFA) third class of community-based doulas, and she joined BMBFA as the Lead Home Visitor and Community-based Doula in 2018. She provides childbirth education and group parenting instruction, and she is a Black Mother’s Breastfeeding Club organizer. Robena is known for her resourcefulness and her commitment to the Detroit community. She is the co-secretary of the Metro Detroit/Wayne County Breastfeeding Coalition, and an IHI Detroit Momentum Lab Pregnancy Design Team Member. She is also actively involved in her children’s schools and is the former President of the PASCA – Local School Community Organization at John R. King Elementary/Middle School. Robena has a background in geriatrics, and her selflessness has carried over into her support of mothers in labor, birth, postpartum care, and breastfeeding.