Childbirth & Parenting Classes
The path from pregnancy to parenthood is childbirth. For most pregnant
women, the labor and birth process can be both overwhelming and joyful.
Attending a childbirth education class can lessen the anxiety for new
moms and their partners. At Mary Washington Healthcare, we strongly encourage
you to participate in one of our many childbirth classes taught by certified
Things to know:
Not all classes are offered at both Mary Washington and Stafford Hospitals.
You can attend a class at either location, regardless of where you plan
to deliver your baby.
Fees apply to most classes; support groups are free.
- Please sign up for classes & tours at least 3 months in advance as
these spaces fill quickly.
- Pre-registration for classes closes two business days before class. We
do not accept walk-ins and instructors are not set up to take payment.
- Classes for Medicaid /VA Premier Patients are an automatic $10. All others
needing financial assistance, please call 540.741.4486. Please do not
allow finances be a deterrent to taking classes.
To register for all classes, call Mary Washington Healthcare Health Link
at 540.741.1404 or 800.722.2788.
View calendar of upcoming Childbirth & Parenting Classes