Yasmin Rose AbuAyed is a birth doula passionate about birth rights for women. She is opening the Middle East regions’ first midwifery-led care option: Rise Birth Center to ensure women have access to respectful midwifery-led care and alternative birth settings.
“Birthing with Heart”, a book collaboration Yasmin co-authored and co-edited was published in January 2021. Her contributions are on the physiology of birth, birth interventions, waterbirth, and cesarean birth. Another book collaboration “Hybrid Healthcare” was published in August 2022 by Springer Nature.
Yasmin consults hospitals and governments on patient-centered care, waterbirth, and change implementation. She is a breastfeeding counselor and assists with the English Breastfeeding Friends helpline in the United Arab Emirates. Yasmin is pursuing her Masters in Global Maternal Health from London. She enjoys speaking and sharing knowledge about birth and angel investing.