Connect with Brisbane doulas who provide experienced, empathetic care, that's worth every dollar

Our directory is your pathway to finding a doula who offers more than just support—they offer a partnership that understands the financial and emotional investment of bringing a new life into the world.

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The familiar face in your birthing room

It’s a big thing, isn’t it? Thinking about someone entering your personal world at such a transformational time. The thought of having a near-stranger with you as you give birth makes anyone feel a bit uneasy.

But let’s paint a different picture. A doula isn’t just anyone. They’re the familiar face in a sea of newness, offering a continuity of care that’s hard to find elsewhere. While doctors and midwives are essential, a doula is there solely for you, to ensure your voice is heard and your birth wishes are not just understood, but respected and advocated for.

This continuity of care means that during your labour and birth, there’s someone whose sole purpose is to see your birth plan honoured, your wishes upheld. They become a familiar face amid the flurry of activity, a guardian of your space and a voice for your choices. At Blissful Births Doula Directory, we match you with a doula who is less of a stranger and more of a friend, ready to stand with you as you bring new life into the world.


Pregnancy Doula

A sister to be by your side to help you get through nausea, the never-ending bed rest and the emotional roller coaster.

Birth Doula

When the time comes, they’ll be by your side from the first contraction until you’re holding your little one in your arms.

Postpartum Doula

Through smiles and tears, from sore nipples, stinky nappies, and milk disasters, they’ll be right there with you.

Hear from other mums who found their perfect doula

Sophie Green
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So glad I found Jenny, she's incredible! Made everything feel less scary, she just knew what I needed, when I needed it.
Megan Lloyd
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I was really stressing to find a good doula, then I found Sarah. She was like a breath of fresh air, knew her stuff, made the birth experience what it was meant to be.
Rachel Stevens
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Looking for the right person to be there was tough. Met Lisa through a friend and wow, what a difference.
Lucy O'Neill
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Never thought I'd find someone who'd get me like Maria did. From our first chat, she was a friend. Helped so much with my anxiety about the birth.
Fiona Bryant
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I was after someone professional but warm, then I met Emma. She was all that and more. My pregnancy and birthing wouldn’t have been the same without her.
Natalie Ford
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Met my doula Kate and honestly, she’s been my rock. Not the best at all this birth stuff but she was patient and so reassuring. Felt like I had a friend with me the whole way.

Meet your Top 3 doulas in Brisbane

Find comfort knowing our doulas in Brisbane are thoroughly vetted by our dedicated team. Each doula has passed comprehensive background checks and in-depth interviews to ensure you have only the best support for your birthing journey.

Gabriella Navarro
Erin Walsh
Sienna Griffiths

Why trust Blissful Births to find a doula Brisbane?

Save Over 20+ Hours on Your Search

Wave goodbye to the long, uncertain search for a doula. We connect you with your perfect doula match in minutes, not days, saving you over 20 hours of searching and vetting.

Find Vetted Doulas with Trusted Support

Each doula on Blissful Births is thoroughly vetted, ensuring you have access to trustworthy, highly recommended professionals. It's not just about finding a doula; it's about finding someone who aligns with your birth vision.

Have Police Checks and Interviews Done For You

Safety comes first. That's why every doula in our network has passed a police check and a detailed personal interview. We make sure that the person you invite into your birthing journey is fully vetted, giving you peace of mind.

Direct Payments, No Hidden Fees

We take no commissions — the payments are strictly between you and your chosen doula. This clarity ensures that the focus remains on your care, without financial surprises.

The panic was real till I met Zoe. She wasn’t just about the birth; she helped with everything. Felt like she became part of the family.

Diana Moss

We'll connect you with your doula Brisbane

Every mum’s path is distinct. That’s why we’ve streamlined the process of connecting with a doula in Brisbane. Share your preferences with us, and we’ll match you with a doula who’s the perfect fit. Skip the hassle of scheduling. We’re all about creating a personal connection, introducing you to a doula who is ready to walk this beautiful journey alongside you and your family.




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Frequently asked Doula questions​

All the most common questions mummas ask before hiring a doula Brisbane

Choosing the right doula is all about finding someone who resonates with you and understands your vision for birth.

Start by thinking about what’s important to you and any specific wishes or concerns you have.

When you meet with potential doulas, share your ideals and see how they respond.

A good doula will listen, offer reassurance, and won’t shy away from discussing how they can honour your birth preferences.

Don’t rush; take your time to feel out if there’s a comfortable vibe between you.

And remember, trust your instincts – they’re your best guide in finding a doula who’ll be the right fit for your unique childbirth journey.

When it comes to qualifications, it’s not just about certificates.

Sure, a doula with good training, like from a recognised doula program in Brisbane, is important.

But also look for someone who’s got the practical experience and shows a genuine passion for supporting expectant families during pregnancy, labour, and birth.

Ask about their experiences, how many births they’ve attended, and if they engage in ongoing professional development.

Most importantly, a doula should provide you with evidence-based information and be committed to supporting you and your partner through this transformative time.

Cost can vary, but it’s all about transparency.

A doula should be upfront about their fees and what’s included in their package.

Ask them to break it down for you – prenatal visits, on-call time, labour support, postnatal visits – and check if they offer any extras like breastfeeding support or postpartum in-home care.

While it’s an investment, remember you’re paying for someone’s undivided attention, expertise, and emotional support throughout one of the most significant experiences of your life.

A birth doula is like your personal trainer for labour and birth – there to support you physically and emotionally through pregnancy and childbirth.

They focus on helping you prepare for labour, empowering you to make informed choices, and supporting you through the actual birth.

A postpartum doula, on the other hand, is like the friend who steps in once you’re home with your baby, helping with the transition into parenthood, offering advice on baby care, and providing emotional support during the postpartum period.

Absolutely! Doulas are all about supporting your birthing plan, whether it’s hypnobirthing, a water birth, or a hospital birth with all the bells and whistles. They’re there to champion your choices and help you navigate the path to achieving the birth experience you’re hoping for. Make sure you chat about your plan early on, so you can find a doula who’s experienced in, or at least fully supportive of, your chosen method.

The best way is to have an in-depth chat.

Think of it as an interview where you’re the boss. Ask about their philosophy on birth, their techniques for labour support, and how they handle different birthing situations.

Share your expectations and fears, and see how they respond. An experienced doula in Brisbane should be flexible and respectful of your wishes and be able to adapt their approach to suit your needs.

Not at all.

A doula is part of your team, working alongside your healthcare providers.

Think of your midwife or doctor as the captain of the ship – they’re in charge of the medical side of things.

Your doula is there for everything else – to provide continuous emotional support, help with relaxation techniques, and ensure your voice is heard in the birthing room.

They’re not a replacement; they’re a valuable addition.

Yes, many doulas offer breastfeeding support as part of their postpartum services. They can give you tips, show you different positions, and help you and your baby get the hang of it. If you’re keen on breastfeeding, look for a Brisbane doula who’s got specific experience or additional training in lactation support.

Good doulas have backup plans.

When you’re looking to hire a doula, ask about their backup – who is it, can you meet them, and what happens if the primary doula is unavailable.

It’s rare that a doula misses a birth, but knowing there’s a plan in place can give you peace of mind.

It’s never too early to start looking, especially since the best doulas can get booked up quickly.

By the second trimester, you should ideally start meeting with doulas.

This gives you plenty of time to find someone you click with and allows the doula to get to know you and your partner, ensuring they can truly support your vision for birth and beyond.