Washington DC Resources


Image: a woman smiling at a baby wrapped in a white blanket, with a sunset in the background. Photo credit: Unsplash

Image: a woman smiling at a baby wrapped in a white blanket, with a sunset in the background. Photo credit: Unsplash

Breastfeeding support

The Breastfeeding Center of Greater Washington
Classes, lactation consultants, pump rentals and more in downtown DC.

Mother’s Milk Bank
Donate pumped milk to the nationwide Mother’s Milk Bank through The Breastfeeding Center.

Breathing Space
Group classes and individual breastfeeding support on Capitol Hill.


Parenting support groups

Mama’s Circle - Siena Wellness
Support groups for new mothers based on baby’s age, located in upper NW.

Lemon Tree Playgroup
6 week group sessions for new parents, and special support groups for parents of multiples.

Beyond The Bump - Breathing Space
Extensive community workshops for expectant and new parents on Capitol Hill.

Eat, Sleep, Love
Parenting, breastfeeding, and babywearing support groups as well as individual consulting, in Bethesda.

PACE Moms
Community led support groups for first-time and experienced mothers.

Mamistad
Support groups for first-time mothers in DC and NoVa.

Moms On The Hill (MOTH)
Email listserv for Capitol Hill parents.


Image: two parents’ hands cradle a baby’s feet with wedding rings on its toes. Image credit: Unsplash

Image: two parents’ hands cradle a baby’s feet with wedding rings on its toes. Image credit: Unsplash


Babywearing and Cloth Diapering

2 The Root
Cloth diaper service in the greater DC area offering diaper rentals and laundry service.

Beltway Babywearers
Local babywearing support group offering babywearing playdates and a lending library of carriers.


Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga

YogaWorks
Studios in Dupont Circle, 14th Street, and several surrounding suburbs. Prenatal, Postnatal, Family classes.

Be Here Now Yoga
Located in Eastern Market/Barracks Row. Prenatal yoga and healing services.

Circle Yoga
Prenatal, Postnatal and mindfulness classes in NW DC.

YogaDistrict
Community-focused network of studios throughout DC offering Prenatal yoga.

Breathing Space Yoga
Capitol Hill family yoga studio offering a variety of Prenatal and Postnatal yoga classes and other family support programs.


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Image: arms cradle a newborn baby. Image credit: Pixabay


For families experiencing financial struggles or homelessness

DC Diaper Bank
Provides diapers, formula, and other essentials to families in need throughout the greater DMV.

Community of Hope
Community-based resources for low-income families in Washington, including midwifery and breastfeeding support.

The Birthing Circle
Improving birth outcomes and experiences for marginalized and low-income families.