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Student Doulas

“ Support is unconditional. It is listening…. not judging, not telling your own story. Support is not offering advice… it is offering a handkerchief, a touch, a hug…caring. We are here to help women discover what they are feeling… not to make the feelings go away. We are here to help a woman identify her options… not to tell her which options to choose. We are here to discuss steps with a woman… not to take the steps for her. We are here to help a woman discover her own strength… not to rescue her and leave her still vulnerable. We are here to help a woman discover she can help herself… not to take that responsibility for her. We are here to help a woman learn to choose… not to make it unnecessary for her to make difficult choices.

~Anonymous~

The ADC proudly provides an affordable, personalised service for our clients who choose to have one of our beautiful students walk beside them on their journey. 

When a client makes contact with the College, they work with the capable and experienced Bronwyn, our Doula Services Manager. Bronwyn has mastered the daily management of our Doulas and the job board and makes it her mission to match our clients with a Doula we know is available over their required dates and meets the clients needs. 

 

We do not send our student Doulas unless we believe they are ready and the College provides a 24/7 on call service for our students, so they can speak to a qualified, experienced College educator/doula anytime they need the support. 

Our student birth doula package investment is only $495.00 (inc gst) and includes hiring either a:

 

Birth and Postnatal Doula

Postnatal Doula

End of Life Doula

Transitional Doula

Our trainees and members all have undergone a working with children check and have access to 24/7 support.

Our experienced doula members have all completed our extensive training, are certified and come to you from varying levels of experience. Investment for our members vary according to their level of experience.

Watch our recent

Student Doula Support Info Session

Testimonials

"Bec was incredible to have around, she was a true blessing to have while struggling
with the transition to parent hood, Bec accommodated our family with no trouble at all
she made me feel so much better about being a mother,
"

Natasha / Student doula Rebecca

March 2024

"We are so deeply honoured to have shared our birth space with Em, she was born for
this work! Her time, wisdom, energy and patience, as we navigated our way through
pregnancy and into parenthood was invaluable.
We were able to have the
unmedicated water birth of our dreams!

 

We would work with Em a thousand times
over."

Amy / Student doula Emilie

February 2024

"Having someone other than my husband helped us deal with all the uncertainty of
labour, helped me feel more comfortable and secure and helped my husband to feel
more calm"

Livia / Student doula Jess

February 2024

"It was amazing when she would so up with meals to freeze but even when she would bring coffee, it
was helpful and so wonderful to feel like someone was thinking of me, baby and our
well-being. She was also amazing with helping with light cleaning and entertaining my
toddler."

Victoria / Student doula Attaya

December 2023

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