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Infant Skills

7:00 - 9:30 PM

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1701 N George Mason Dr
Childbirth Education, Classroom 4, Parking C, Zone C, 1st Floor
Arlington VA 22205




Learn how to care for your newborn baby during the first two weeks at home. This class is taught by a Registered Nurse. The format is discussion, demonstration and hands on practice. Ask questions and feel comfortable going home with your baby!


$77 per couple.

Topics Covered Include

  • Things to prepare before Baby arrives
  • Infant safety
  • When to call the pediatrician
  • Sleep patterns
  • Holding
  • Burping
  • Diapering
  • Bathing
  • Swaddling
  • Putting Baby to bed

What To Bring

  • Notepad and pen
  • Light snack and beverage for yourself (optional)

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.

How to Register

Register online at our web site. Add Infant Skills 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

  • Childbirth Preparation
  • Comfort & Relaxation During Labor
  • Breastfeeding
  • Starting Solids
  • Grandparenting
  • CPR (Please note 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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