Birth, postoperative, and postpartum doulas for the LGBTQ community in Washington, DC.


queer-affirming doula services in the greater Washington, DC area

Rainbow Doula DC is committed to providing doula support for birth and beyond, regardless of a person's sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or marital status. We provide individualized expertise, compassionate, and a trauma-informed, consent-based approach. 

Birth Services

Birth doulas provide support and experience for the birthing person and their team. Whether birthing at home, at a birthing center, or in a hospital, Rainbow Doulas are there to support the birth journey.

Postpartum Services

The weeks following a birth are full of new experiences, questions, and challenges. Postpartum doulas help parents navigate their new circumstances.

Postoperative Services

Rainbow Doula offers trained postoperative doulas for folx going through gender-affirming surgery. Doulas help prepare and provide support before and/or after surgery.



— J.M.

"My doula kept me calm when my baby's heart rate dropped and I could've so easily freaked out. Sometimes you just need someone telling you it's going to be ok."