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Donna Murphy

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Doula Donna

Donna Murphy

Hi, I’m Doula Donna. I am a full spectrum doula covering antenatal sessions, birth support and postpartum support. I am Garda vetted and insured.

My aim is to help families to make the transition from pregnancy through to early parenthood as prepared and supported as possible. My goal is to reduce the levels of birth trauma that is occurring today.

My hope is to change the birthing mindset from one of fear, medical and painful to one of empowerment, natural and instinctual. I want to give women back confidence in themselves and their birthing abilities and bodies.

I support every type of birth, hospital and home birth. Physiological births and medicated births. Breastfeeding and formula feeding.

I offer research based information, guidance, advocacy and continuity of care to help mams have a positive birth experience. I provide emotional and physical support to a mother before, during and after pregnancy.

I have a special interest in supporting families that are pregnant after an infertility journey, as I have personally gone through my own fertility journey and treatment. I also believe that families need extra care, support and understanding in pregnancy after loss.

Skills and Qualifications

Birth Doula
Postpartum Doula
Antenatal classes:
I have completed over 100 hours of a comprehensive doula training course. This course was run by Dr. Krysia Lynch who is a doula since 2003 and is one of Dublins most experienced doula. Krysia is renowned within Irish and international birth circles as a woman’s advocate and supporter by families, midwives, The Department of Health, HIQA and the HSE.

Masterclass: How to safely support traumatised parents in your care by The College of Perinatal Emotional Health

Certificate: The Science of Human Milk by Toni Harman
Certificate: What is the Infant Microbiome by Toni Harman
Tusla Children First programme completed
Perinatal Mental Health class with The Baby Academy

Breastfeeding support
Birth Trauma Support
Fertility support
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support
Newborn Care Specialist
Gentle Parenting
Hypnobirthing


Areas Covered

Leinster, Midlands, Dublin and virtual
Hospital and home births

Locations

Dublin, Kildare, Meath, Wicklow, Wexford, Offaly, Laois, Kilkenny, Carlow, Cavan, Tipperary, Limerick, Waterford, Westmeath, Virtual Support

Support Offered

In Person, Virtual

Additional Languages

Birth, Postpartum

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