About the Summit

The DONA International Summit will take place in Fort Lauderdale, FL, from July 19-21, 2018. This year marks our 24th conference; it’s a chance for doulas from across the globe to gather and cultivate new connections while gaining insight into our ever-evolving profession. See Conference Schedule for more information.

About DONA International

DONA International is the largest, longest-standing and most respected doula organization in the world. DONA’s inception formally established the doula profession, and we continue to set the global standard for doula education. We are an international, non-profit organization of doulas striving 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 DONA International Summit is one way we continue to provide the highest standard of evidenced-based training and education to our members. 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.