These prices are what Doulas in the Cape Town Area charge, and there may be slight variations between practices.
Any Doulas practicing in other areas, please feel free to contact us if you would like to list you’re your price structures for your part of the country.


As of September 2007 the new standardised doula fee will be R1200.00.

This will include:

  • a free prenatal interview
  • 1 prenatal visit
  • support for the labour/birth
  • 1 postnatal visit.

Any additional visits will be charged according to the individual doulas skills and experience.


Most Doula’s take on approximately 4-5 clients per month, their fees are very reasonable and are not covered by Medical Aids.

If you are looking for a doula, the birthworks directory can help you to find one. If you are a doula and would like to list yourself on our directory please contact us


Karen Clark (October 2007)