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Weʼre raising £5,000 to ‘Doulas Without Borders’.

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Hi there, I’m a Doula and Doula Educator who’s raising money to fund a start-up for a new project called ‘Doulas Without Borders’, which will provide Doulas (supporting and empowering companions) to vulnerable women and their babies during pregnancy, birth and in early motherhood.

There are pregnant women all over the U.K (and the world) who are alone and unsupported, who need our help right now, and a Doula can provide that companionship, support, empowerment, education and nurture, which can make all the difference to a woman’s experience and that of her newborn.

We know that this time is key for making positive change and that this time is creating an imprint for the baby’s future life, so this is very much a social change project. We aim, with your help, to contribute to making a positive step towards healing the next generation by leaving a legacy of love and nurture.

DWB will offer training, specialised additional workshops and ongoing supervision for all our Doulas, will be a resource for vulnerable women and a database for organsiations who are looking for Doulas to support those referred women.

We aim to pay a small fee for each ‘job’ to those Doulas who can commit to 3 births a year and we already have many people who want to help, including some voluntarily. Your money will also go towards setting up a website resource, to training up and down the U.K (and Internationally) ensuring the payment and ongoing supervision for each Doula, to maintaining an online database and offering additional development, safeguarding and ongoing support for the women and for the organisation.

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    11

    • Katrina c/o DOULA UK

      Katrina c/o DOULA UK

      Jul 5, 2018

      Wishing you all the best with this project Kate from the Leadership Team at Doula UK x

      £100.00

    • Amanda 🌈

      Amanda 🌈

      Jul 2, 2018

      Power to you Kate💖 , and Many many thanks 💕.. for all your amazing work .. and especially for welcoming our little man into the world 💖🌈🌟💫

      £40.00

    • Rachel Blake

      Rachel Blake

      Jun 1, 2018

      All the best with your work Kate.

      £5.00

    • Catherine Milne

      Catherine Milne

      May 20, 2018

      Happy to donate to this . . Great work

      £20.00

    • Izzy Lambert-Russell

      Izzy Lambert-Russell

      May 20, 2018

      Amazing. Good luck!

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 19, 2018

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 17, 2018

      £30.00

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    Kate Woods

    Kate Woods

    United Kingdom

    My name’s Kate Woods and I’m a Doula (advocate and supporter for women and familes during pregnancy, birth and early parenting) and Doula Educator. I run a practice and a Doula Guidance Programme at www.doulatraining.co.uk/www.consciousbirthing.co.uk

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