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DONA International Partners

DONA International proudly recognizes our partner organizations – the organizations that have missions that align with our own. Our strategic partners, Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS), Lamaze International, and Childbirth Connection (formerly Maternity Center Association-MCA), are making significant impact for better health outcomes for families.

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Our Partners

Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance

We advocate for national policies that provide universal, equitable, comprehensive, and compassionate mental health care during pregnancy and the year following pregnancy.


Lamaze International

The mission of Lamaze International is to promote, support and protect normal birth through education and advocacy. Lamaze International envisions for the future a world of confident women choosing normal birth.

Lamaze International believes that women who are fully informed, confident and supported will want normal birth. Lamaze International believes that caregivers should respect the birth process and not intervene without compelling medical indication.

Visit Lamaze Intl

Coalition For Improving Maternity Services

CIMS is a coalition of individuals and organizations with concern for the care and well-being of mothers, babies, and families. Its mission is to promote a wellness model of maternity care that will improve birth outcomes and substantially reduce costs.

Visit CIMS

DONA International would like to thank the many photographers who helped make this website beautiful. We are excited to feature DONA member doulas and photographers.

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