Doula Association of Ireland CLG

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The Doula Association of Ireland CLG is a not for profit, membership, trade and professional association, that promotes, develops and supports doulas and the doula profession in Ireland. The Doula Association of Ireland CLG is an inclusive organisation, welcoming Doulas providing range of supports, including, but not limited to: Antenatal, Birth, Postpartum, Fertility, Abortion, Pregnancy and Infant Loss, Menopause, End of Life.

The primary mission of the doula profession is to positively impact the childbearing experience and other life stages for individuals and their families. Fundamental to doula care is the understanding that continuous emotional support and reassurance during labour, birth, postpartum and along journeys improves and enhances satisfaction.

The purpose of the Association is to promote the professional development, advancement and recognition of Doulas in Ireland for the benefit of mothers, babies, parents, families and the wider community.

A Doula Association of Ireland CLG doula will have completed approved training or alternative pathway modules for experienced doulas and birthworkers. Our members are Garda vetted, have appropriate insurance, have completed Child First training and are recommended to be tax

A few facts to compare with your current policy
  • Public Liability (Indemnity Limit £5,000,000 per insured person or business: £10,000,000 available on request)
  • Malpractice Cover & Professional Indemnity (Indemnity Limit £5,000,000: £10,000,000 available on request)
  • Products Liability (for items sold in connection with your insured business)
  • Working from home, at a client’s home, or at any owned, rented or hired premises anywhere in the world excluding the USA/Canada
  • Damage to rented/hired third party premises
  • Accidental loss or damage to your business stock and equipment
  • Overall Limit £5,000: Single item limit £1,000: excluding mobile phones
  • Libel & Slander
  • Breach of confidentiality, negligence or breach of duty of care
  • Website and e-mail infringement arising from the promotion, marketing and advertising of your insured business
  • Additional Legal Expenses (Currently only available in the UK & Ireland)
  • Geographical coverage: World Wide
  • Jurisdiction: World Wide excluding the USA & Canada (Cover may be available on request)
  • Indemnity to principals
  • Member to member liability included
  • Retro-active date 2006 or since the date you have held Medical Malpractice/Liability insurance without break or interruption
  • 12 months run off cover to allow for periods when you might not be working
  • On-line teaching and pre-recorded teaching is included. However, you should also consider additional media insurance, which is beyond the scope of this insurance
  • Loss of Reputation extension
  • Emergency First Aid and Good Samaritan Acts included

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