“Life is very short and what we have to do must be done in the now. ”

AUDREY LORDE

 

ABOUT ME

Quatia Osorio CCHW, CLC, Doula is a Rhode Island native born and raised. Bryant University graduate, certified (perinatal) community health worker, certified lactation counselor, community birth and postpartum doula.

 

She is the Founder of Our Journ3i, a perinatal community-led, based wellness center focusing on eliminating health determinants of communities of color through maternal support, education, advocacy, and awareness.

 

She is the facilitator of Chocolate Milk Cafe RI, a Black breastfeeding support group. She is a HealthConnectOne Birth Equity Leader and CityMatCH CityLeader in Rhode Island. A Maternal Child Health Advocate she currently continues her studies to becomes a Midwife. 

 

 

Often you can find her driving through the city on Sunday morning delivering cloth diapers to her client families, of Mama Blu Diaper Service. The premier cloth diapers service in Providence, RI. Her social enterprise has diverted over 30, 000 single-use diapers to our local landfill to date. 

 

She is the owner of Quaintly Farm, a Black Woman Owned Micro-Urban Farm located in the Northern End of Providence. She is the community garden leader at Charles Street Community Garden. She believes food justice is about empowering those in the communities to build networks and work together. She plans to offer a vegetable, herb and flower free-standing farm stand in her community to encourage others to implement the "each one reach one" model of holistic community care and support. 

EDUCATION
  • Jefferson University,  BS 

  • Bryant University, BSBA

  • Maternal Child Health Specialist 2019

  • SMC Birth Companion 2018

  • Certified Community Health Worker 2016

  • Certified Lactation Counselor 2016

  • Certified Facilitator of Chocolate Milk Cafe - RI 2016

  • Full Spectrum Doula 2015

MEMBERSHIP/COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS
  • Collective Member of Umoja Nia Collective 2018

  • CityMatCH CityLeader Cohort 12

  • Birth Equity Leadership Academy - RI Leader 2018

  • SMC Full Spectrum Birth Companion (Doula)

  • National Certified Professional Midwives - RI Chapter

  • Lead Volunteer of Ad-Hoc Umoja Nia Birthworkers of Color

  • Urban Greens Cooperative

  • Black Doula Association

  • Doulas of Rhode Island

  • The National Association of Professional and Peer Lactation Supporters of Color

  • Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice

  • National Black Food and Justice Alliance

  • Rhode Island Black Heritage Society

  • Evidence Based Birth

  • Ancient Song Doula Services

EXPERIENCE

Mother of Five.

 

CONTACT ME

Are you interested in learning more about my services, workshops, programs or looking for information? Send me an email. 

PHONE

401-307-1882

ADDRESS

60 CHATHAM STREET

PROVIDENCE, RI 02904-2510

E-MAIL

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