Anne Marie O'Dowd is an experienced Antenatal Educator with Cuidiú (Irish Childbirth Trust) providing Antenatal Courses in the South Dublin and North Wexford areas. She holds a Higher Diploma in Antenatal Education - Antenatal Education from the University of Bedfordshire and is licensed to practise by the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) UK and Cuidiú (Irish Childbirth Trust). She is also a Course Tutor with Antenatal Ireland and the Course Co-Ordinator for the Diploma in Antenatal Education run by Antenatal Ireland which trains Cuidiu antenatal teachers. In common with all Cuidiú and NCT teachers, Anne Marie is regularly professionally reviewed and undertakes on-going study in childbirth issues and education. She is a member of Cuidiú Antenatal Teachers Panel and is a member of the National Council of Cuidiú. She is a member of Antenatal Ireland. www.antenatalireland.ie. She is a member of the Patient Voice Group of the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street.
Anne Marie is also a qualified Instructor in Infant Massage (IAIM) and teacher of Relax Stretch & Breathe for Pregnancy.