An SMC Full Circle Doula, Licensed Hair Stylist, Trained Massage Specialist, Baker, Mama Toni Taylor does it all. Born on the Southside of Chicago and raised in Southern California, Mama Toni has a unique love for building community around nurturing and nourishing people and is co-owner of Chicago Birthworks Collective, she is mother to identical twins, one daughter, and one son, grandmother to two boys and three girls and a guiding force and loving light to all of them. 

As a grandmother to five, she never misses an opportunity to energize herself through her engagement with babies, children and new parents. Toni’s work began by the side of her 6 sisters in the births of over 15 nieces and nephews and has led her through her journey of birthmark towards midwifery. Toni is an MMCI Perinatal Educator, Certified Blacitivist Educator and student midwife and founding Board Member of The Love Package Project, a nonprofit organization that gifts Black families with curated-care packages and community doula support. and is deeply committed to transforming the parenting journey through nurturing the whole parent and developing confidence and competence in new and young parents.