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July 27, 2017

July 28, 2017

July 29, 2017


Through October 2017

2017 Virtual Conference & 25th Birthday Celebration

DONA International is excited to celebrate our 25th year with doulas around the globe at our annual conference, Cultivating Connections:  It starts with us.

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This year’s conference will be a virtual experience where birth professionals from around the globe will come together to learn and interact virtually together.  We’ll also be celebrating our 25th Birthday, and who doesn’t love a good birthday party!


Registration fees:

Regular (After May 12)
DONA Members – $300 U.S.
Non-members – $475 U.S.

Member code available through DONA login.

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Cultivating Connections, The Details:

Who: Birth and Postpartum Professionals and those looking to expand their knowledge in these areas.

What: 2017 DONA International Annual Conference, Cultivating Connections: It starts with us

When: July 27-29, 2017 (special preview session available now), On-Demand viewing through October 2017!

Where: EVERYWHERE!  Join in from your own office, home, coffee shop, library…anywhere with an internet connection!

Why: Learn new techniques to support your doula practice and business; connect with area doulas and celebrate 25 years of doula support; interact with fellow doulas around the world online in real time; earn continuing education hours…and more.

Important Conference Info

Preview session- available on-demand
Return of Breast sleeping: Humankind’s Oldest and Most Successful (Safest) Feeding and Sleeping Arrangement with James  McKenna, PhD

Visit the preview registration page for session and speaker details. Full speaker line-up will be announced following the preview session. Participants registered for the full conference do not need to also register for the preview session as well.  *Contact hours only available with full conference registration.*

Preview Session Registration

Full Conference Registration

Conference Exhibitors

Do you want to get your name and information out to conference participants and the DONA International audience?  Our exhibitor prospectus will guide you through the options available and the benefits you will receive through conference exhibiting.

2017 Exhibitor Prospectus