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Frequently Asked Questions

When do I take a Maternity tour?

It is recommended that you take a Maternity tour 8-10 weeks before delivery. Please register early to reserve a place. No walk-ins. The tour is for adults only and you can register two participants per tour. You will tour the Labor & Delivery suite and the Postpartum unit (availability permitting). If you are attending a Childbirth Preparation, Unmedicated or Cesarean class the tour is included in the class.

When do you register for classes?

As early as possible register in your first or second trimester but, plan to take your class in your 7th month of pregnancy.

*How to contact Virginia Hospital Center Admissions & Registration?

Please call 703.558.6114 or submit your Obstetrics Pre-admission Questionnaire online.

If I’ve already registered for Childbirth Education class(es), does it mean that I’ve registered for the Hospital?

No, you will need to contact our Admissions & Registration, please see the information* above.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Refunds are given for medical reasons as stated in a doctor's note or if if classes are cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, overbooked enrollment or inclement weather. 
No rescheduling prior to 10 days before scheduled class.

Transfer Policy

Virginia Hospital Center will be happy to accomodate class transfer requests 14 days prior to class date. All participants are entitled to ONE class transfer. No repeated transfers will be allowed.

How do I register for a class?

Please go to www.virginiahospitalcenter.com/childbirth, search by date and follow few steps to complete with your online registration.

If you have any questions, please contact Carol Wyman, 703.558.2468.

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