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Washington D.C. Pregnancy & Postpartum Resources

I’ve gathered some of the finest resources for pregnancy, birth and postpartum on these pages. Below you’ll find my hand-picked favorite resources for Washington D.C., and on the pages linked below you’ll find excellent resources for communities in Maryland & Virginia.

Washington D.C.

Chiropractor

DR. RASHIDA COHEN, CHIROPRACTOR
Advantage Rehabilitation and Wellness Center
641 Pennsylvania Ave., SE, Washington D.C.
202-544-4478

Dr. Cohen and her staff specialize in working with pregnant women, infants and children in addition to everyday chiropractic issues.

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Midwives

I have had positive working experiences with all of the midwives below. I have found them to be supportive of my clients and their diverse birthing choices.

MIDWIVES OF MEDSTAR
110 Irving Street, NW | Washington, DC 20010
Phone: 202-877-2303

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MIDWIVES
2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW | Washington, DC 20037
202-741-3000

COMMUNITY OF HOPE FAMILY HEATH AND BIRTH CENTER
*this is where I had my baby*
801 17th St NE, Washington, DC 20002
202-398-5520

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Breastfeeding

THE BREASTFEEDING CENTER OF GREATER WASHINGTON
2141 K Street NW, Suite 3 Washington, DC 20037
(202) 293 – 5182

Offers a large variety of classes and supports! Classes range from breastfeeding techniques to baby wearing and sleep troubles. They also offer 1:1 nursing support to troubleshoot problems you might encounter along the way.

THE FAMILY HEALTH AND BIRTH CENTER
The breastfeeding latch clinic meets on Tuesdays from 9am -3pm. Private appointments can also be scheduled.
801 17th St NE, Washington, DC 20002
(202) 398-5520

This latch clinic offers both group support and 1:1 support for nursing mothers and their partners. It is a great place to build community with other new mothers and normalize your experience while you and your baby learn to work with each other. Call center for more info.

THE BREASTFEEDING CHEF
chefebeth@gmail.com
Ebeth is passionate about healthy outcomes for moms and babies through careful diet and body care and is also impressively creative with her recipes and sensitive in her approach, for she understands that much of what she imparts has to be adapted to meet an individual’s unique needs

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Acupuncture

LITTLE BIRD COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE
1640 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009
202-328-1804

Little Bird Community Acupuncture is a community acupuncture clinic in Adams Morgan in Washington, DC. Their mission is to provide high quality acupuncture treatment at affordable rates in a supportive setting. Treatment rates are on a sliding scale of $20-$40.

SIGN OF JONAH
Josephine Butler Parks Center
2437 15th Street NW | Washington, DC 20009
202-670-3168

This is an amazing community resource that is focused on truly supporting residents of Washington, DC and our close neighbors. They provide affordable Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine, Western Herbal Medicine, Reiki, Flower Essences and Holistic Lifestyle Coaching. All are welcome, AND they are especially focused on serving people who are transitioning from homelessness; people living with HIV; people in recovery from alcohol and substance abuse; and people with chronic mental health challenges.

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Bodywork

FREED BODY WORKS
1337 Pennsylvania Ave SE | Washington, DC 20003
202-321-9715

Freed Bodyworks is a collective of bodyworkers, counselors, instructors and energy workers in Washington, DC. Their collective is non-judgemental and accepting of all body types, ages, genders, physical abilities and economic statuses.

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Yoga

BREATHING SPACE YOGA
Multiple locations across DC
(202) 599-0434

Breathing Space offers prenatal, mom & baby and toddler & kids classes – in addition to their adult offerings. This is a great space for families.

YOGA DISTRICT
Multiple locations across DC
Offers affordable and by-donation yoga classes in community-run yoga centers.

Sari Leigh, ANACOSTIA YOGI
Sari is a modern day revolutionary tackling health and economic disparities in her own unique way, teaching wellness in the Anacostia neighborhood. She specializes in teaching yoga to women of color, women with ample curves and people who are new to yoga in general.

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