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Childbirth Express: No Tour

10:00 - 4:00 PM

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




This comprehensive class for expectant parents is taught by an RN certified in Childbirth Education. The program covers pregnancy through the postpartum period. We welcome your questions and want to help you to prepare for your baby's birth day! The difference between this class and the all day program is that relaxation techniques will be introduced for you to practice at home and the tour is not included. Please register separately for a free tour.


$180 per couple.

Topics Covered Include

  • Signs & stages of labor
  • Role of the coach
  • Relaxation & breathing exercises to practice at home
  • What to expect during delivery
  • Medications
  • Vaginal & assisted deliveries
  • Cesarean deliveries
  • Postpartum physical & emotional changes
  • Your questions
  • Please schedule separately a free tour!

What To Bring

  • Notepad and pen
  • Light snack and beverage for yourself (optional)
  • Lunch is 1/2 hour. A cafeteria and Subway are available on the campus or you may bring a lunch. (No refrigeration provided).

When Should I Register?

Reserve space during your first trimester. Classes fill quickly so make sure to plan ahead. It is recommended you take your class in the 7th or 8th month of pregnancy.

Remember to also register for your free Expectant Parent Tour.

How to Register

Register online at our web site. Add Childbirth Express 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.

Recommended Classes

  • Comfort & Relaxation During Labor
  • Infant Skills
  • Breastfeeding
  • Starting Solids
  • Grandparenting
  • CPR (Please note infant CPR is not included in Infant Skills)
  • Read more


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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