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DONA International is committed to career long learning.

Check out our database of continuing education opportunities to earn contact hours for recertification and learn new skills to serve your clients or build your business.

DONA International contact hours apply toward recertification with DONA International and many other birth organizations. Check with your certifying organization to be sure.

Want to apply for DONA International contact hours for your own advanced doula training? Download our contact hour application guide

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ONLINE

Workshop Type:
Continuing Education Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Melissa Dessaulles
Dates:
April 13, 2021
December 31, 2021

The Pelvic Floor: An online course for Doulas
1 Contact Hour
You can complete this course anytime, it is available until December 31, 2021

US – Minnesota, Hopkins or ONLINE

Workshop Type:
Continuing Education Workshop
Location Type:
hybrid
Trainers:
Heather Christine Struwe, Sarah Knight
Dates:
January 13, 2022
April 5, 2022

BRAVA Core & Pelvic Floor for Birthworkers
10 Contact Hours
Start date of 8-week series beginning on Thursday, January 13th or Tuesday, April 5th

US – Texas, Fort Worth

Workshop Type:
Continuing Education Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Krisha Crosley
Dates:
January 29, 2022

Train for Birth Workshop for Birth Doulas
6 Contact Hours

Contact:
Krisha Crosley
512-801-2900
krisha@trainforbirth.com

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Continuing Education Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Jennifer Jordan
Dates:
December 4, 2021
May 23, 2022

Beyond the Latch: Understanding Breastfeeding Problems and Interventions
4 Contact Hours
This class takes an in-depth look at conditions and situations that increase risk of breastfeeding difficulty, often leading to failure, while providing information on appropriate interventions and support.

US – California, San Diego – ONLINE

Workshop Type:
Continuing Education Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Robin Kaplan, Chardá Fontenot
Dates:
May 16, 2021
April 7, 2023

This is a recorded online course that is self-paced. Available until April 7, 2023
Nourishing Support: Breast/Chestfeeding Education for Doulas
6 Contact hours

ONLINE TRAINING

Workshop Type:
Continuing Education Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathleen Donahoe, Clare Schexnyder
Dates:
August 23, 2021
August 23, 2023

Oh Baby! Fitness Pregnancy and Postpartum Exercise Training
8.5 Contact Hours
Download training and complete at your own pace. 2 hour online timed test at completion.