Many of our members are entrepreneurs, including solo practices, partnerships, and agency owners. Our business webinars are just one of the many ways we support our members in building thriving businesses.
Participating in a business webinar is also a requirement of certification with DONA International. If you’re already certified, you can also earn contact hours that you can use toward recertification with DONA International and many other birth organizations. All webinars on this page qualify for the business webinar requirement for certification.
Each webinar costs $20 for DONA International members and $35 for non-members. To receive member pricing, find your member number (customer ID) in the DONA portal login section or on your DONA International ID Magazine mailing label.
To learn more about webinars to enhance your doula practice skills, visit our practice webinar page.
Beyond Competition: Birthing Your Doula Business with Sarah Juliusson
As doulas, we know that each birth is truly unique. We may not, however, always recognize the unique nature of our own doula journey and instead can experience feelings of comparison or competition with our doula colleagues. The Beyond Competition webinar is an opportunity to explore the nature of competition as doulas, define what makes your practice unique, and craft your offerings and marketing to best represent the heart of your doula practice.
Session Length 40 minutes; Contact Hours .70
101 Ways to Attract Clients with Jessica English
Are you a new doula? An experienced doula looking to ramp up your birth business? Business coach and agency owner Jessica English will walk you through 101 ways to attract clients. We’ll talk about networking, blogging, community partnerships, social media, old-school tactics and more. Join us for inspiration and motivation on your path toward rocking your birth business!
Session Length 96 minutes; Contact Hours 1.5
Guide to Setting Up a Doula Business with Patty Brennan
This webinar provides an overview of the business aspects of working as a doula. From naming your business and choosing a business model to staying out of trouble with the IRS and learning to think like an entrepreneur, participants will gain insight into what is required to be a successful small business owner.
Session Length 90 minutes; Contact Hours 1.5
Successful Ways to Manage Your Doula Business with Stefanie Antunes
Running any business can be challenging, but you can learn all the necessary elements for achieving business success. From assessing your market and competitors and setting your goals to uncovering your own unique service offering, this session reaffirms how to use the tried and true ways of running a business. Stefanie also addresses aspects of business ownership (that you may have not considered) that are paramount to business success.
Session Length 60 minutes; Contact Hours 1.0