Childbirth Classes

Are you expecting and want to enhance your pregnancy and birth experience? If so, consider enrolling in the Jamaa Childbirth Empowerment & Education© class, centered on individual body awareness and building confidence and trust with your body and birth team. Jamaa has provided Black-led, culturally rooted and evidence based sliding scale & free childbirth education classes to the St. Louis community since 2016. There's no training like ours! Together we will explore childbirth, breastfeeding, and life with a newborn to prepare you for a healthy and safe birth and postpartum period.

Due to the COVID, in-person childbirth education classes were canceled. In-person classes will re-open and begin in July.


When: Free childbirth education class every 1st Saturday beginning in July, 9am-12pm.

Full 8-hour childbirth education class every 4th Saturday beginning in July 9am-5pm.

Where: Jamaa Birth Village | 40 N. Florissant Rd., Ferguson, MO 63135

Cost: $150-free. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay. Please reach out to our support team for options.

What to bring?

  • Birth Partner (Friend, Family, Significant Other)
  • Notebook

* Snacks and refreshments provided. Lunch is provided for full Saturday classes.