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Looking for some birth support during COVID-19?
Looking for some birth support during COVID-19?

In speaking with families who have birthed during COVID-19, a consistent theme emerged: loneliness. At a time when you are supposed to be surrounded by your people, traditional support systems have largely been unavailable. Where can families turn for support during...

COVID-19 Update: Virtual Support
COVID-19 Update: Virtual Support

The spread of COVID-19 has spurred increasing restrictions put in place by local hospitals. In response, DC Birth Doulas has spent the last two weeks pivoting into virtual support and live stream services for our pregnant families. In this time of increasing...

Staying safe during COVID-19
Staying safe during COVID-19

DC Birth Doulas cares deeply about the health and wellbeing of our clients. We want to share how we, as a company, are working to stay informed and keep our clients safe as the coronavirus COVID-19 begins to impact more communities in the United States. We know that...

Mindfulness for Pregnancy
Mindfulness for Pregnancy

Rebecca Gitter, DC Birth Doulas Central Group Doula, certified prenatal yoga instructor Are you struggling with anxiety? The unknown can be anxiety producing, even for those who don’t typically struggle with anxiety. Pregnancy and birth by their very nature contain a...

Do something powerful for Mother’s Day
Do something powerful for Mother’s Day

moth·er /ˈməT͟Hər/ (n) a parent (n) person of seniority (n) source or origin (v) to nurture with care and affection (v) to give birth or rise to To all who have created, grown, nurtured, nourished and protected - today and everyday - we celebrate and honor you. We...

Wrapping Up 2019
Wrapping Up 2019

DC Birth Doulas is engaged in the work of growing humans, both the tiny new humans birthed by the families we work with and the humans who support those families. As we look back on our growth over the last year, we are filled with gratitude for those who have chosen...

Miles 4 Midwives 5K
Miles 4 Midwives 5K

Saturday, October 5, 2019 Anacostia Park Registration 6:30am-7:45am Race at 8am Fun Run/Walk at 9am DC Birth Doulas has joined the DC Association of Certified Nurse Midwives as a sponsor of the 2nd Annual Miles for Midwives 5K Run/Walk to raise...

DCBD Launches East Team
DCBD Launches East Team

Now Serving Anne Arundel, Howard, and Prince Georges Counties! We are excited to announce a new team of DC Birth Doulas to serve the families of Anne Arundel, Howard and Prince Georges counties. We look forward to bringing the same quality of care and professionalism...