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DoulaCare Ireland Conference 2019

DoulaCare Ireland Conference 2019


Red Cow Hotel, Dublin 22.

Parking on site with special conference discount rate of only €5 for the whole day.

On the Luas line also.


9am-6pm (Registration 8.30am)

****First 100 Tickets at the special discounted rate of €50****

Tickets Price list

  • €60 full day ticket

  • €50 Student

  • 20% off full price for DoulaCare Ireland Doulas (€48)

Ticket price includes:

  • Entrance into the main talks

  • Access to vendor stands

  • Morning Tea/Coffee break

  • Lunch of Soup & Sandwiches

  • Afternoon Tea/Coffee break

  • 1 Raffel Ticket

  • Goodie bag full of information and treats

  • (Special dietary requirements should be marked during ticket purchase) (option for add on?- tick the box if they have special requirement with an option to fill out what it is - ie vegan)

DoulaCare Ireland are excited to launch tickets for our first ever conference! This day will be jam packed full of information, positivity, encouragement and fun! We have an incredible line up of speakers with a broad range of topics.

This day is suitable for anyone involved in the pregnancy / birth / baby world. From expectant parents looking to empower themselves with information and confidence to Health Care Professionals looking to add to their knowledge and skills - there will be something for everyone.

Our key note speaker is world renowned  Dr Jack Newman.

Our key note speaker is world renowned

Dr Jack Newman.

Dr Newman is a Canadian physician specialising in breastfeeding support and advocacy. He has written articles, books and produced videos about breastfeeding distributed through breastfeeding resource centers and websites. Dr. Jack Newman is a world-renowned expert on breastfeeding. He runs a clinic at the International Breastfeeding Centre in Toronto and has helped countless women in Canada and abroad reach their breastfeeding goals. The mandate of the Jack Newman Breastfeeding Clinic is to "empower mothers to achieve their own breastfeeding goals by providing compassionate and comprehensive support along with current and consistent advice by informed practitioners." 

Dr Newman will speak throughout the day in the main talks. Dr Newman will host one afternoon session aimed specifically for Health Care Professional and Breastfeeding Peer Supporters. Places for this session are extremely limited and must be booked with the main ticket purchase. (option for add on?- tick the box if they want to attend HCP session)

We will have amazing talks throughout the day, aimed specifically at pregnancy, birth and parenting in Ireland. This day will have something for everyone so don’t miss out!

Who have we planned our conference for?

  • Expectant parents

  • Parents

  • Nurses

  • Midwives

  • Doctors

  • IBCLCs

  • Breastfeeding Peer Supporters

  • Doulas

    and more….

More amazing speakers will be announced over the coming weeks.

Just some of this years line up:

Mary Tighe


Jen Crawford


Jen is co-owner of DoulaCare Ireland Ltd. She is a Birth & Postpartum Doula, Antenatal Educator with Antenatal Ireland , Cuidiu Breastfeeding Counsellor & Mindfulness in Pregnancy Instructor.

Jen was the first ever certified DONA International Postpartum Doula in Ireland. She is the only doula in Ireland who specialises in the care of preterm/sick babies and multiples and has boundless experience in not only this area but all things to do with pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

This year Jens talk will focus on the transition into parenting. How to practice self care in the Fourth Trimester. Nurturing the new mother as she recovers after birth and finds her new normal. Easing the adjustment for siblings and partners, while protecting the mother/baby dyad and maintaining the new parent bubble.

This talk is one not to be missed. For parents, or anyone working with new parents there will be lots to take away!

Clare Collins 


Clare Collins is a qualified midwife and a DONA International trained Postpartum Doula. She is also an IBCLC (Lactation Consultant) IPEN trained Placenta Encapsulator and Baby Massage Instructor. Clare has made it her mission in life to help, support and empower mothers everywhere during one of life’s most special times – settling in with a new baby.

This year, Clares talk will be “10 Things Your Midwife Wants You To Know”. This comprehensive talk will be uplifting, empowering and highlight the fantastic benefits of midwifery led support. Clare will discuss options parents have, evidence based research and her years of experience supporting women and their partners. This talk is not to be missed!

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