A doula, or birth attendant, is a woman who offers non-medical, physical and emotional support to women before, during and after childbirth. A doula also provides support and information to spouses and other family members.

Services provided

  • Support during pregnancy
  • Support during childbirth
  • Postnatal support


Available to all women who require assistance before, during and after childbirth.

How to access

To find a doula near you, visit the find a doula website.


Doula services are not covered by Medicare.

The cost of a doula varies depending on the provider. Contact the service before you attend if you would like more information about cost.