Childbirth Education 

Your child’s birth day will be one of the biggest days of your life. Be prepared, be confident, and have a wonderful birth with the help from the team at DC Birth Doulas.

Comprehensive Birth Classes

Our comprehensive classes help give you the tools you will need for a normal physiological vaginal or cesarean birth in an interactive learning environment. We prepare you to navigate and use modern medicine wisely – using evidence and not fear. Classes include videos of stages of birth, group work, games, plenty of time to practice and explore comfort tools, massage, and breathing techniques. Fee includes pregnant person plus a support person.

Fee $250

[20% discount when purchased with any DCBD birth doula package.]

Class Locations

Washington, DC

4th Saturdays, 10am – 5pm

3220 17th St NW, #10, DC

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Alexandria, VA

2nd Saturdays, 1pm – 7pm

2402 Mount Vernon Ave

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Adelphi, MD

3rd Saturdays, 10am – 5pm

3215 Powder Mill Road

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Fredericksburg, VA

1st Saturdays, 10am – 5pm

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Mini Birth Class

A 3-hr practical hands-on workshop focusing on positions and techniques to find comfort and help labor progress. Great as a supplementary class to practice labor skills near the end of pregnancy or as a refresher course for repeat parents. Fee includes pregnant person plus a support person.

Fee: $150

Location: 3220 17th St. NW, #10, DC

2nd Sundays 9am-12pm

[20% discount with the purchase of a DCBD birth doula package]

Private Birth Class

Meet with an experienced member of DC Birth Doulas in the comfort of your own home, online over video conferencing, or another place of your choosing, to discuss anything related to your pregnancy, birth or postpartum period.

Private consultations can be booked with the doula of your choosing.

Fee $200/hour for a minimum of 3 hours. Email us for more details or to schedule a session.

[20% discount with the purchase of a DCBD birth doula package]