Childbirth Education

COVID-19 UPDATE: All classes available virtually through April 2020

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. Classes offered in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia – taught by certified Lamaze Educators and experienced doulas.

VIRTUAL Comprehensive Birth Classes (through April)

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

Sat & Sun live virtual classes

Saturdays, 10am – 5pm (will resume after May)

Dates and Register →

Alexandria, VA

Sat & Sun live virtual classes

Saturdays, 1pm – 7pm (will resume after May)

Dates and Register →

Adelphi, MD

Sat & Sun live virtual classes

Saturdays, 10am – 5pm (will resume after May)

Dates and Register →

Stafford, VA

Sat & Sun live virtual classes

Saturdays, 1pm – 7pm (will resume after May)

Dates and Register → 

VIRTUAL Mini Birth Class (through April)

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

Sundays 9am-12pm

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

VIRTUAL 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.

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

 

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