Join The DAI

The Doula Association of Ireland (DAI) is the country’s largest representative body which works to support and develop the doula profession. Joining the Association is a big step for any professional doula in Ireland! 

Membership with a professional association allows you to enhance your career in several ways, such as increasing your access to resources, building your network and CV, generating business leads, and increasing the visibility of your work.

The DAI is a community of active doulas who are professionally trained by pre-approved institutions, Garda vetted, and insured to perform their work.

Member Benefits

The Criteria

Ready to join the DAI?


We are open to new memberships year round, so you may join the DAI at the time most convenient to you! To apply, you must fill out our application form and submit it along with the required documentation. We recommend that you read the Application Instructions before starting the application process. Click on the link to download the application form.

All membership applications will be reviewed by the DAI Committee and processed by our Membership Secretary, please email your completed form to

Once processed, the applicant shall be notified of our decision and, if applicable, the relevant membership fees of €55 may be paid. When payment is complete membership will be made official.

Learn More about Membership

Reach out to our membership secretary, always happy to chat with you!

    CPD & Events

    The DAI offers a range of Continued Professional Development opportunities for Birth and Postpartum Doulas, usually held in February and September.

    Want to stay up to date on our educational events?