"Every time I go home after a day at Developing Doulas I feel empowered, strong and inspired"

"Thank you for this beautiful course - the experience was everything I hoped it would be. I feel supported and loved"

Supporting women to become doulas since 2008

Developing Doulas have trained hundreds of women to become doulas and now many of them are running successful doula businesses and playing an active part in the UK birth world.


Developing Doulas is approved by Doula UK to provide initial doula preparation courses.

The Developing Doula Course Leaders

Zoe Walsh Doula Trainer


Zoe is an experienced, Recognised Doula who lives in Blackpool. She is also a trainee Breastfeeding Counsellor

Zara Developing Doula Trainer


Zara is a Recognised Doula and Doula Mentor with Doula UK and a qualified Breastfeeding Counsellor. She is a busy working doula in Surrey.

doula trainer maddie mcmahon owner of developing doulas


Maddie is the founder of Developing Doulas and as well as being a doula trainer she is a breastfeeding counsellor, blogger and author.

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