We serve you with LIVE ONLINE, IN PERSON, HYBRID IN PERSON and ON DEMAND classes.
New Planning Feature!
Wondering when to register? Ideally, you will want to finish your class 4-6 weeks before your due date. We keep our class sizes small to better serve you. To help you get the class that best fits your schedule, we will update the spaces available if 3 or fewer slots remain.
All of our Lamaze childbirth classes have Accessibility Resources to supplement your instruction at home! Get details here or ask your instructor for more information.
Sibling Class Special: Buy one, get one half price! If you and a friend both have a baby on the way, why not have your older siblings take this class together? Register normally, but select "Sibling Friends" for special rate of class fee.
Specialty Class Offerings
A Group for Women of Color
Free Postpartum Support of Virginia meets virtually on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each month. Click here to register!
Boot Camp for New Dads
During a 3-hour workshop, "Rookie" dads-to-be talk to "Veteran" new dads (with their babies) about what the first months of fatherhood are really like. (Yes, there's one for moms, too!)
Prepare your first-born for the new baby with a class to learn all about their care! They'll get a package in the mail with items to decorate the nursery and a super hero mask and cape to be a super sibling!
DC Chapter of Lamaze International
The Lamaze DC Chapter
Voted "Best Childbirth Education Classes" in the
DC Metro Region.
Want to be sure you're heard in labor? Click here and take a class to get lots of practical ideas!
The Lamaze DC Chapter serves Washington, DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland.
Boot Camp, Super-Duper Sibling, and Ask the Instructor Classes are now available!
Words of Praise
I enjoyed the hands-on practice of the laboring techniques with my birthing partner. My "Don Draper" husband was actually very engaged and referenced the list of "instructions" and position options frequently. I think up until this point, I was expecting him to just know what I needed, but he's a check-list kind of dude, so this really worked well for him.