dial a doula MISSION STATEMENT

MOTHERING THE MOTHER

 

Dial a Doula recognises that the essential qualities of a doula are compassion, patience, an ability to be present and to have an understanding of the natural birth process.

    vision

    • a doula for every women
    • doulas available Australia wide supporting better birth outcomes for mothers and babies
    • doulas working in all birth settings with all types of maternity care providers
    • doulas being valued and accepted within the community
    • that doulas be acknowledged as part of the maternity care team providing physical, emotional and informational support

    mission

    • educate the public about the role of the doula
    • educate health care providers as to the benefits of doula support, providing a continuum of support during pregnancy, the birth process and post natally
    • ensure that doula support be affordable for all women
    • increase the team of doulas and provide ongoing training programs
    • ensure that the physical, emotional and informational needs of women are met