Sankofa Childbirth Education
& Lactation Services

giving our children the best start in life!

Our Rates and Fees

Childbirth Classes

Small Group Childbirth Basics Class

2 hours, held at the Office of Child Development, $70

Childbirth Refresher Class

1.5 hours, held in your home, $55

1.5 hours, held at the Office of Child Development, $50

Breastfeeding Classes

Small Group Breastfeeding Basics Class

         2 hours, held at the Office of Child Development, $50

Breastfeeding Refresher Class

         1.5 hours, held in your home, $45

         1.5 hours, held at the Office of Child Development, $35

Working and Breastfeeding- $15- includes packet of info. Please bring a few dollars to purchase your meal at Panera

Sankofa Blessing Ceremony

Ceremony includes guest list determined by mother. If held in your home, the ceremony fee is $85. If held at our Office of Child Development, the ceremony fee is $75. Both options include a certificate.

In-Home, Private Lactation Consulting

$75/hour with the average consultation lasting 1.5 hours.

Lactation Consulting and Postpartum Doula Service (LCPDS)

This unique package provides six hours of care which includes meal preparation, light housekeeping and private lactation consulting. A meal can be chosen from the New Mother's Menu which includes the popular new mother's quiche, teriyaki chicken, rice and broccoli, vegetarian lasagna and more.  This package is $400 (a $50 savings!)


Travel Fees

There is a $15 fee for private classes and lactation consultations that require more than 25 minutes of travel time. Maximum travel time is 60 minutes.


For all classes, we are currently accepting payment by check or money order 1 week prior to scheduled class. For consultations, ceremonies, and working and breastfeeding,  payment is due at the start of the session. Please send us a message on our and CONTACT page call us at (412) 638-1580 for more  information. There is a $30 fee for checks returned for insufficient funds.

Payment arrangements can be made on an individual basis.