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Virtual Childbirth Preparation
11/2/2022; 11/9/2022; 11/16/2022; 11/23/2022

Start: Wednesday, November 2, 2022
End: Wednesday, November 23, 2022
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Inova Joan and Russell Hitt Center for Healthy Living
8100 Innovation Park Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Fee: $229.00

Childbirth Preparation

Virtual Childbirth Preparation is a 4-session course that provides you and a support person with essential information and support as you prepare for birth. Carried out over 10 total classroom hours, the class series reviews in detail what you need to know around your upcoming birth experience, utilizing a more slow-paced environment that allows you to build relationships with your instructor and the other participants in class.

  • Class topics include:
    • Pregnancy basics
    • Understanding labor and birth
    • Medication and anesthesia
    • The basics of Cesarean birth
    • The early post-partum period

    In addition to these class topics, you will have the opportunity over the class series to learn about and practice relaxation techniques and receive feedback from your instructor.

    Parents who plan to breastfeed should take a separate Breastfeeding class. This class does not include basic newborn care.

    Class cost includes a virtual WebApp. Instructions to access the WebApp will be provided upon registration for the class. The web app includes educational content as well as video clips, printable charts and checklists, interactive web tools and much more.

    Class fee includes participant and one adult partner. Partners are encouraged to attend.

    Class length: 4 class sessions, 2.5 hours each

    Class cost: $229

    When you attend a childbirth education class with Inova Well, you know you are going to receive:

    • Reliable, research and experienced based information
    • An intimate environment where you can feel comfortable asking all your questions
    • Compassionate instructors with many years of experience taking care of moms and babies
    • Classes scheduled for days and times that are tailored to your busy life
    • All the quality and standards you expect from the Inova Health System

    Instructor: Deb Walls

    Who should enroll: Expectant mothers 18 and older ONLY. Class fee includes participant and 1 adult partner.Coaches are encouraged to attend.

    Area of Interest: Childbirth Education

    Refund policy: Please click here to read the Cancellation, Refund, Transfer & Weather Policy.