Who we are
We are a team of experienced doulas and midwives
We are mothers
We are feminists
We are childbirth educators
We are doula educators
We are birth activists
We are passionate that women have informed access to their birth choices
We believe birth rights are human rights
We believe hospital policies should reflect evidence-based research
We believe women should be the centre of care in hospitals, not insurance companies
We believe our western maternity system needs revision
We believe in collaboration with other doulas and maternity care providers to improve birth outcomes
We believe together we are stronger and we actively build doula communities for support
We believe in building a strong community committed to reducing birth morbidity and trauma
We believe in healing birth and by doing so the world will have less violence and sadness
We view birth as a rite of passage to motherhood
We believe all pregnant women should be supported and nurtured by their community
We believe all women, regardless of culture, background, education, age or financial status should be able to have access to a well-educated doula
We believe advanced education with a grounding in research-based evidence for doulas will result in better doula services and better birthing outcomes.
We aim to increase societal awareness of doulas worldwide.
We aim to see doulas become an important part of every woman’s choice around her childbearing.
We aim to see all doulas become respected birth professionals, by women and multidisciplinary obstetric teams.
Doulas who have been mentored and educated through our programs will become the doulas in demand worldwide. We will be the agency to provide the world with these exceptional doulas.
We aim to work consistently with charitable organisations to assist pregnant and birthing women in crisis worldwide providing them with We Birth qualified doulas.