About Us

Birth for HumanKIND is a Melbourne-based not-for-profit organisation with a team of volunteer doulas who provide quality support, education, and care for women experiencing socio-economic disadvantage during pregnancy, birth and after the baby comes.

In particular, we work with young women, and women from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds who do not have adequate support or knowledge of the Australian maternal health system. Informed decisions, loving care and continuous support can help to reduce birth complications and support more positive birth outcomes for mothers and babies.

Our professional and experienced volunteer doulas offer birth education, prenatal home visits, labour support and help at home after the baby comes. By ‘mothering the mother’, they play an important role in supporting women, their children and their families at this important time.

Our team is made up of dedicated, compassionate women, all with unique skill sets, styles, and personalities.

We are here to provide non-judgmental support for the individual needs and choices of our clients, whatever they may be. We warmly welcome all the women and families who come to us.


Birth for HumanKIND would like to pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of the land on which we provide our services. These lands are, and always will be, Aboriginal land. We also acknowledge all of the women who have birthed on this land and the courage, wisdom and resilience of Aboriginal women.