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10:00 - 12:30 PM

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1701 N George Mason Drive
Childbirth Education, Lobby Classroom, Parking C, Zone C, 1st Floor
Arlington VA 22205




Has it been awhile since you cared for a new born? Learn the latest medical information and safe practices for your new grandbaby! Understand what has changed since your child was a baby. Discuss how you can help the new family and maintain long distance relationships. Enjoy hands on practice diapering and swaddling. This class is taught by a Registered Nurse who is also a grandmother. The format is discussion, demonstration and hands on practice. Ask questions and feel comfortable with your new grandchild.  This makes a great gift!


$37 per person.

To register more than one person, please complete the first registration and payment. After this is complete, please begin a new registration and payment for the second person.

Topics Covered Include

  • Role of the grandparent
  • Infant safety
  • Diapering
  • Swaddling
  • Safe sleep
  • Feeding Grandbaby
  • Bonding
  • Long distance relationships

What To Bring

  • Notepad and pen

When Should I Register?

Classes fill quickly so make sure to plan ahead and register early.

How to Register

Register online at our web site. Add Grandparenting to your Classes & Events Cart. You may also add other Childbirth classes, a tour and Family Fitness classes to your Cart. When you are ready to checkout, go to your Cart, select Register and complete the registration form.

Where to Park and Meet

Please park in Garage C. Follow the signs to the Women & Infant Health Center located at 1701 N. George Mason Dr. (Zone C). The information desk can direct you to your classroom.

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Inclement Weather Policy

Childbirth Education classes and tours are cancelled if Arlington County Public Schools are closed or if evening/weekend activities are cancelled due to weather. This information is available on the school web site www.apsva.us or by calling 703.228.4277.

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Please email childbirtheducation@virginiahospitalcenter.com or call 703.558.2468.

1701 N. George Mason Drive | Arlington, VA 22205-3698 | tel 703.558.5000
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