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FEELING LOST IN A SEA OF DOULAS, NOT KNOWING WHO TO TRUST?

Say goodbye to the overwhelming search for the right doula UK

Our hand-picked directory helps you find skilled, empathetic doulas who are ready to make your birth experience as reassuring and empowering as you’ve imagined.

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Hey there, beautiful soon-to-be mums. Let’s face it, pregnancy has been quite the rollercoaster, hasn’t it? Between morning sickness, mood swings, and those unexpected belly pats, it can all feel a bit much.

There’s always that one person who loves telling you their birth horror stories, which only adds to the stress.  The worries start to creep in making childbirth seem more like a horror movie than the beautiful journey it is.

This is when you need a birth and postpartum doula based in the UK. They not only provide the support you need to navigate this path confidently and calmly. They also help you prepare for childbirth and the beautiful journey into motherhood.

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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 #1 vetted doulas in the UK

Take comfort in the knowledge that every doula in the UK listed with us has undergone thorough background checks, detailed interviews, and has been personally vetted by our dedicated team at Blissful Births.

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Why choose Blissful Births to find a doula in the UK?

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.

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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

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We understand that each journey to motherhood is deeply personal and unique.That’s why we’ve made our process of finding a doula in the UK as natural and easy as possible.Simply fill out our form with what you’re looking for, and we’ll pair you with a doula who feels like a part of your family. Skip the scheduling tennis and get straight to the heart of it. We’ll find a doula who’s prepared to support you and your family on this beautiful journey.

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Frequently asked Doula questions​

Everything you need to know about finding a doula UK.

A UK doula offers an invaluable partnership throughout your pregnancy. They’re a mix of confidante, coach, and childbirth educator.

The cost varies depending on the services you need—whether it’s antenatal visits, continuous support during labour, or help in the early weeks postpartum. It’s best to think of a doula’s fee as an investment in your well-being and a positive birth experience.

Many offer flexible packages to suit different needs and budgets, so you can choose the level of support that’s right for you.

A doula can help you explore all your options for childbirth. They bring a wealth of knowledge and can provide information on everything from home births to hospital deliveries.

Their aim is to empower you to make a choice that feels right for you. They’re skilled in various birthing methods and can offer insights into what might suit your desires and circumstances best.

Absolutely. A doula’s role is to respect your space and provide emotional and practical support that aligns with your comfort level.

They’re incredibly sensitive to the intimate nature of childbirth and aim to create a supportive environment where you feel safe and respected.

Doulas in the UK often work in collaboration with your healthcare team, providing complementary support. They don’t offer medical advice but can give you emotional encouragement and physical comfort measures.

They’re there to fill the gaps, offering continuous care that sometimes healthcare systems can’t provide due to time or resource constraints.

Yes, a postnatal doula focuses on helping new mothers and families adjust to life with a new baby. They offer advice on feeding, sleep, and baby care, and can provide emotional support as you navigate your new role as a parent. They’re a reassuring presence, there to nurture and guide you through the postnatal period.

When you choose a doula, discuss their availability around your due date. Many doulas will block out time around your estimated delivery period to ensure they can be there when you go into labour.

They often work in pairs or groups to provide backup if needed, ensuring someone will always be available to support you.

Doulas understand that budget can be a concern. Many offer sliding scales, payment plans, or tailored packages to fit different financial situations.

Some community groups or charities also provide doula services for free or at a reduced cost for those who qualify.

It’s worth reaching out to discuss your needs; doulas are often flexible and willing to work out a solution that’s feasible for you.

Doulas support women’s choices by providing unbiased information and emotional backing for whichever path you choose.

Whether you want a conventional hospital birth, a home birth, or something in between, a doula’s role is to empower you in that choice. They respect and advocate for your decisions throughout your pregnancy and childbirth journey.

During labour, a doula provides continuous support, from holding your hand to helping you breathe through contractions. They offer encouragement, comfort, and reassurance.

Practically, they can suggest positions to ease discomfort, provide massage, and help create a calming environment. Their presence allows you to focus on the experience of giving birth, knowing you’re supported every step of the way.

When searching for doula services in the UK, look for a professional who resonates with you and understands your vision for birth.

Check their qualifications, experience, and the range of services they offer. It’s important to feel a connection and trust, as they’ll be guiding you through a very personal experience. Most doulas are happy to meet for an initial chat to discuss their role and how they can support you.