Each quarter, DONA International members receive a regional e-newsletter, highlighting initiatives, education opportunities and other resources in their area. The latest eDoula went out on October 15th. In addition to regional information, this issue also had important updates and announcements from the joint confluence with Lamaze International, third party reimbursement for doula services and a new on-line continuing education program for doulas.

If for some reason you didn’t get the eDoula, please log-in to the DONA International Member Center to confirm the information we have for you on file. Even if your information hasn’t changed, sometimes databases have glitches and having each member verify their information goes far to ensure accurate records. Log-in information for the Member Center was emailed in August. If you didn’t receive it or need your information again, please contact the Home Office at membership@dona.org. Please include your full name and mailing address in your email. This helps the Home Office search the member database to find your record.

For those DONA Doula Chronicles readers who aren’t currently DONA International members – you’re missing out! The quarterly eDoulas are just one of the many ways doulas are supported, connected and informed through their membership in DONA International.

Happy fall!

– Adrianne Gordon, CD(DONA), MBA