About the Conference

DONA International’s four-day conference, Engage, will take place in Seattle from July 28-31st this coming summer. The conference will feature 7 keynote speakers and 24 concurrent sessions, as well as pre-conference workshops, an exhibition hall and silent auction. Attendees will hear from experts in the field on a variety of topics relevant to the doula profession, including an opening keynote from Penny Simkin. See Conference Schedule for complete listings.

About DONA International

DONA International is the oldest, largest and most respected doula organization in the world. The international, non-profit organization of doulas strives to have every doula trained and educated to provide the highest quality and standards for birth and/or postpartum support to birthing women and their families. DONA International certification is a widely respected measure of quality and professionalism.

Continuing Education Credits

The core conference qualifies as formal continuing education for doula recertification and trainer reapproval with DONA International, as well as most other childbirth certification organizations. However, it is the registrant’s responsibility to ascertain whether this offering meets the requirements of their certifying organization.