The Best Care Starts with the Best Education

Childbirth classes at GW University Hospital, Washington, DC

You can support your family-centered birth with a comprehensive childbirth and parenting program. The resources listed here will help you learn about childbirth and discover the joy, responsibility and love that comes with being a new parent. Classes are available for both new mothers, as well as those who already have children.

Breastfeeding Center for Greater Washington


  • Free classes available
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Childbirth and parenting education
  • Prenatal support

Podcast: How to Choose the Best Birth Plan for You and Your Family

Nancy D. Gaba, MD, FACOG, and Whitney Pinger, CNM, FACNM, discuss the importance of preparing for childbirth with a solid birth plan in place.

Listen to the podcast