Office Contact Hours : Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 4:45pm
  Contact : Arlington (703) 528-6300 or Reston (703) 437-8080

Healthcare for Women is now offering child birth education classes in our Arlington location! We would like to help you prepare for the birth and care of your newborn. We are happy to offer now Breastfeeding, Infant Skills and Childbirth classes ! Our classes are open to our patients and to the community.

We recommend that you take classes and a tour of the hospital in your second or early third trimester. Tours of the hospital are free and you can register at www.virginiahospitalcenter.com.

Note: Please review our Class Policies (Class Locations, Class Cancellations/Refunds, Class Rescheduling/Transfering, Weather Policy and Insurance) before Registering for a class.

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Healthcare For Women Classes



Breast Feeding Class

This is a prenatal class that helps you prepare for breastfeeding. The class covers breastfeeding basics, positioning, holds, latching, and problem solving. It includes feeding while in the hospital and reaching your goals once you are home.

Price: $75

Duration: 2.5 hours

What to bring? A note pad and pen, snacks and water, and a light sweater in case the room gets cold.

Note: You are welcome to bring 1 Partner to the class – the Partner does not need to register or pay for the class, only the person registering for the class will pay the class fee.

Class Availability

  • Tuesday July 2nd, 2019 6:30 pm – 9 pm – SOLD OUT
  • Tuesday August 6th, 2019 6:30 pm – 9 pm – SOLD OUT
  • Thursday August 29th, 2019 6:30 pm – 9 pm – 4 Spots Available
  • Tuesday September 3rd, 2019 6:30 pm – 9 pm – SOLD OUT
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Infant Skills Class

This is a prenatal class that prepares you for taking care of your baby. Class content includes what to expect following the birth of your baby through the first month. Sleep expectations and safety recommendations are reviewed. The class includes opportunities to learn and practice new infant skills.

Price: $75

Duration: 2.5 hours

What to bring? A note pad and pen, snacks and water, and a light sweater in case the room gets cold.

Note: You are welcome to bring 1 Partner to the class – the Partner does not need to register or pay for the class, only the person registering for the class will pay the class fee.

Class Availability

  • Thursday July 18th, 2019 6:30 – 9 pm – SOLD OUT
  • Tuesday July 30th, 2019 6:30 pm – 9 pm 1 Spot Available
  • Thursday August 1st, 2019 6:30 pm – 9 pm 1 Spot Available
  • Tuesday August 27th, 2019 6:30 pm – 9 pm SOLD OUT
  • Monday September 30th, 2019 6:30 pm – 9 pm 1 Spot Available
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Childbirth Education Class

The Childbirth Education class is 5 hours long and covers 3rd trimester pregnancy, labor and birth, warning signs, comfort measures & relaxation, medications, cesarean birth basics, and postpartum expectations.  You are encouraged to take the breastfeeding and infant skills classes to complement the information you learn in this class.

Price: $175

*PLEASE NOTE: If you are registering for an evening class that is held on 2 consecutive days, please only pay the one time fee of $175.

Duration: 5 hours

What to bring? A note pad and pen, snacks and water, and a light sweater in case the room gets cold.

Note: You are welcome to bring 1 Partner to the class – the Partner does not need to register or pay for the class, only the person registering for the class will pay the class fee.

New in 2019, the 1 DAY WEEKEND CLASS will have a lunch break from 12-1 PM AND LUNCH IS ON US!  Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions (peanut allergy, gluten free, vegan, other), send us an email to  obgyndrs@aol.com

Class Availability

  • 2 DAY CLASS – Tuesday July 16th and Tuesday July 23rd, 2019  6:30 pm – 9 pm – 1 Spot Available
  • 1 DAY CLASS – Sunday July 21st, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm SOLD OUT
  • 1 DAY CLASS – Sunday August 4th, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm SOLD OUT
  • 2 DAY CLASS – Tuesday August 13th and Tuesday August 20th, 2019  6:30 pm – 9 pm2 Spots Available
  • 2 DAY CLASS – Tuesday September 17th and Tuesday September 24th, 2019  6:30 pm – 9 pm – 5 Spots Available
  • 1 DAY CLASS – Sunday September 22nd, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm – 3 Spots Available
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