DCBD Terms and Conditions 

Birth Classes and Lamaze Training Cancellation and Refund Policy:

If you need to cancel or miss a class/training, please email us at admin@ as soon as possible.

If for any reason DC Birth Doulas (DCBD) aka Community Birth Educators Lamaze Programs needs to cancel a class due to instructor illness or if required minimum enrollment is not met, we will give participants the earliest notification possible and offer either a full refund or the opportunity to transfer credit to another DCBD CBE or CBELP class/training. Please know that we are fully committed to your education and will make every effort to make up your canceled class or help you enroll in another one.  

If you cancel your registration at least 21 days in advance, 75% of your fee will be refunded or you may choose to receive full credit toward a class or service up to six months in the future, minus a $25 administration fee. If you cancel less than 21 days in advance or if you do not show for a class, your fee will not be refunded.

Image Consent and Release for Public Virtual or In-person Classes or Trainings:

I, the participant registering in a DC Birth Doulas (DCBD) aka Community Birth Educators Lamaze Program (CBELP)class/training, do hereby authorize and grant DCBD aka CBELP the right and permission to record, publish, reproduce or otherwise use my name, voice, and likeness in video, photographs, written materials, and audio-visual recordings. I acknowledge and understand these materials about or of me may be used for both commercial and/or non-commercial purposes.

I understand that my image may be edited, copied, exhibited, published and/or distributed. There is no time limit on the validity of this release nor are there any geographic limitations on where these materials may be distributed.

I hereby acknowledge and grant DCBD aka CBELP all ownership rights and irrevocable right and permission to use, copyright, publish, sell, distribute, and/or promote the recorded video, photo, interview, and/or audio.

I understand that my participation is voluntary and that I may, at any time, discontinue my involvement. If I choose to discontinue participation, I will notify the principal parties DCBD aka CBELP by providing written email notice 14 days prior to my childbirth class or Lamaze training to make alternative arrangements. I understand that I may opt to keep my camera turned off or mute my voice at anytime.

I understand that DCBD aka CBELP can see no risk presently, and that I take full responsibility for my involvement in these classes/trainings and release DCBD aka CBELP from any claims, demands, losses, damages, suits, and liabilities of any kind whatsoever in connection with the foregoing.

By continuing to register for the DCBD class/training, I acknowledge that I have completely read and fully understand the above consent and release and agree to be bound thereby. I hereby release any and all claims against any person or organization utilizing this material for marketing, educational, promotional, and/or any other lawful purpose whatsoever.