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Double doula-ing

At Birth for Humankind, each woman we support is facing her own unique set of challenges and barriers to accessing the support she needs. With the support of a doula, women feel less isolated, less alone, more confident and more prepared during pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

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Rey of Sunshine

Meet Reyyan – one of our newest bicultural doulas. This woman is something else. Passionate, intelligent and fiercely stylish, her story is a must-read. We sat down with her for World Doula Week to hear about how doula work became her calling just eight months after birthing twins!

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Transforming birth

Doula and childbirth educator extraordinaire Tanya Strusberg tells us about her experiences supporting women with Birth for Humankind, her hopes for birthing women worldwide and what got her passionate about birth work in the first place!

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Yasmin and her baby

The extra hand that we needed

It is nothing short of an honour to support the women and the families we work with at Birth for Humankind. To be part of their pregnancy, birth and parenting journeys is an immense privilege and one we take very seriously.

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Blazing the trail

Being a relatively young organisation means that you get to have lots of ‘firsts’. Your first volunteer doula, your first client. But how about your first client-turned-doula?

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