Perinatal Courses

Your child’s birth day will be one of the biggest days of your life. Your transition into parenthood will mark the beginning of a lifelong journey. Be prepared, be confident, and have a wonderful birth and postpartum with the help from the team at DC Birth Doulas. Classes offered virtually – taught by certified Lamaze Educators and experienced doulas.

Comprehensive Birth Class

Our comprehensive birth class helps give you the tools you will need to navigate and use modern medicine wisely and so that you can feel confident for birth. Topics include:

  • physiological vaginal and cesarean birth
  • stages of labor and birth
  • shared decision-making and advocacy skills
  • group work, games, videos, interactive learning
  • comfort tools, massage, and breathing techniques

Postpartum Preparation and Newborn Care Class

Our postpartum amd newborn care class is designed to help you prepare for your transition into parenthood as smoothly as possible. Topics include:

  • First Hours After Birth for your Family
  • Your Postpartum Being – Physical, Hormonal, Social, and Emotional Care
  • Your Amazing Newborn Instincts & Development
  • Infant Soothing, Attachment, & Care
  • Fed is Best – Breastfeeding and Bottle Basics
  • Sleep Expectations, Realities, and Safety
  • Managing Family Wellbeing – Intimacy, Nutrition, Exercise…

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Weekly Pregnancy Peer Support Circles

Weekly Pregnancy Peer Support Circles