Carolyn Tranter, CD/PCD(DONA), BDT/PDT(DONA), LCCE (Lamaze)
Director of Global Development
Hi, my name is Carolyn Tranter and I am the founder of Doula Beginnings, now based in Australia. I am an experienced and passionate Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, having offered classes and doula services in New Zealand, Australia, and Fiji since 1999. I am a DONA International certified birth and postpartum doula and a DONA International approved birth and postpartum doula trainer.
It is my passion to make a difference in the lives of others and I have been honoured over the years to be invited to support many, many families as they welcome their precious baby.
Over the years I have seen the need for professional training opportunities and ongoing guidance and support for doulas to ensure the highest quality of care for birthing couples and their families.
My mission is to make a positive difference for pregnant people and new families through education, support and advocacy, while ensuring doulas are recognised as an essential member of the birthing and parenting team through the provision of quality, comprehensive training and ongoing mentorship and support to doulas. Doula Beginnings exists to improve the quality of family life which ensures healthier future generations.
My vision is of a society that values family as the core of a strong community.