Founders of AMANI
AMANI Birth is a philosophy of trusting Allah’s perfect design of the woman’s body and a program for educating women about the way their body works during the blessed time of pregnancy, labor, birth, and early motherhood.
AMANI Birth was founded in 2012 by Aisha Al Hajjar and Mohammad Al Hajjar, a wife and husband team who have dedicated themselves to bringing knowledge about childbirth to families around the world.
Across the globe, AMANI Birth has trained over 900 childbirth educators and doulas and has empowered over 10,000 mothers with evidence- and Islamic-based childbirth education.
AMANI Birth Online is dedicated to providing greater access to AMANI Birth’s comprehensive content in a flexible and convenient format accessible anytime, anywhere.
AMANI Birth Online Team
AMANI Birth Online Manager
Muna is an AMANI Certified Childbirth Educator and Doula, a Dr. Sears-certified family and pregnancy health coach, and a traditional postpartum birth worker in training. She is passionate about empowering women and girls with transformative knowledge through education, mentoring, and coaching, especially in areas concerning personal wellbeing and development.
During play hours, Muna enjoys many adventures (real and imaginary) with her four children and husband in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, Canada. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Harvard University and a Master of Education degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, where she was the recipient of the Alumni of Color Conference 2005 Achievement Award.
AMANI Birth Conference Director
Anisah is a mother of four, AMANI certified antenatal educator & doula, trainee naturopath, and founder of Inherent Birth. Her journey with AMANI birth began in 2012 and it has been the cornerstone for all the work she has done in this field to date. Anisah’s passion centers around supporting and educating women about the true nature of pregnancy and their bodies. This drove her to produce Saudi Arabia’s first online international holistic antenatal summit in 2016.
She has been featured numerous times in the press, discussing the challenges and solutions for women in pregnancy and birth today. As Conference Director for AMANI Birth, she hopes to facilitate the conversation and learning to go even further.