15 more daysFor all you certified DONA International doulas who are working to advance the field, don’t forget that the deadline for applying for the Advanced Doula certification is September 15th. Remember, the next application period for this new credential will be May 2016, so don’t miss this chance to be in the inaugural group. The AdvCD(DONA) or AdvPCD(DONA) designation is a permanent designation so long as the doula remains a certified doula in good standing with DONA International, no renewal or reapplication required.  Get all of the details on eligibility, benefits and the application process here.