Evidence-based support and education for your birth,
early parenting and feeding journey

Cuidiú Antenatal Ireland Classes

Independent, evidence-based antenatal education helping you and your partner build confidence in birth and early parenting and linking you into a supportive network. In small groups in Galway city, or one-to-one in your own home, in person or online.

Breastfeeding Support

Helping you along your unique breastfeeding journey with expert, compassionate lactation support to meet your feeding goals, from breastfeeding preparation to helping you find solutions to any challenges that arise. Offering home visits throughout Galway.

Birth & Postpartum Doula

Providing a continuity of emotional, physical and educational care in pregnancy, labour, birth and in the first three months postpartum (aka “the 4th trimester”). A doula on your support team means having consistent, nonjudgmental help at hand.

“Me and my partner love retelling our birth story. It was a long but empowering labour – the two-day baby festival, as we now call it. Having Tara there, our doula, gave me incredible confidence, a sense of protection and of deep understanding. The midwives in the hospital were lovely, but Tara was our own guide, somebody that knew us at a personal level, and to me that was something invaluable. I am SO glad that she was there during this life changing event.”


About Tara

Tara Durkin is a birth & postnatal doula, Antenatal Ireland educator and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) based in Galway city.

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