The Young Women’s Resource Center has four certified Sexual Health Educators ready to share comprehensive, accurate, and age-appropriate reproductive health education and resources in an empowering environment. These YWRC staff members have prior experience facilitating a range of reproductive health topics within Des Moines Public Schools/surrounding districts and as part of our After School programs. […]
The weekly Young Mom’s Program provides education and support to parenting young women in the community. Peer-to-peer support, education and a full meal and childcare are provided for the evening Young Mom’s groups at the Young Women’s Resource Center.
The Individual Support Program is designed to empower pregnant and parenting young moms to achieve independence through customized support and education.
The term doula comes from ancient Greek which means, “a woman who serves”. Today Birth Doulas provide practical, emotional, physical, spiritual and informational support. Birth doulas stand by their clients during pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Doulas aim to empower clients to have the birth they want, as well as have autonomy over their birth and body.
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