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
Sat, May 23|
Lamaze Class -Wash., DC; 05/23 ONLINE/ON DEMAND
$160.00 Was$195;This "1-Day" Lamaze Class is LIVE on 5/23 or ON DEMAND from 5/22-31. Both include a private 30 min. follow up. So, sit back,relax & enjoy it Live OR in 3 O/D sessions -BOTH w/proven strategies to get through the trials of labor! (O/D is shorter, but has a free bonus baby care class.)
Time & Location
May 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
GWUH, 900 23rd St NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
About The Event
This specially priced class rate is $160.00. A $40.00 registration fee is due to hold your spot and the remaining balance will be due two weeks before the class start date. Once your balance is paid via PayPal, you will receive the invitation to your LIVE ONLINE class or the links to your pre-recorded ON DEMAND class. Both are followed up with a private 30 min. virtual meeting 2 weeks later. Please be sure to include your home address so that all materials can be mailed to you before the class begins!
Enjoy some time preparing for your special “birth” day with a fun, informative, Lamaze Class! You and your support person will learn:
- Signs of labor
- Helpful hints for the coach
- Comfort measures such as breathing and relaxation techniques
- Various positions to help reverse back labor and failure to progress
- Hospital procedures and interventions
- Cesarean birth
- Birth day care for mom and baby
- BONUS: You can also have a private 30 min. zoom chat 2 weeks after the class occurs. This will give you a chance to ask those private questions, verify your breathing and birthing positions are being done correctly and reinforce everything you've learned!
The goal of the course is to provide a balanced approach, combining the benefits of Lamaze with medical practices, if needed, to enable mom to enjoy a positive birth experience.
Registrants for this class also receive a book and complimentary review videos to watch at home!
Non-refundable class deposit
This a non-refundable deposit to hold your spot in the class. It is transferable to another class with 24 hours notice before the class date.