Maternity care

The most important delivery of your life

If you are pregnant, right now is the most important time of your child’s life. You are providing an environment for your child to grow into the healthiest baby he or she can be. It’s also a time when you’ll prepare for the most important day of your life — when you finally meet your newborn baby.

Novant Health UVA Health System has three contemporary birthing facilities throughout the region. You’ll also find an abundance of special amenities to create a birthing experience that you and your entire family will cherish. Not only will you feel pampered during your stay, our comprehensive range of medical services will assure that you receive high-quality maternity care. Our nurturing environment ensures a special place for you and baby to begin your lives together.

Whether you’re a first-time mother-to-be, expectant father or an experienced parent, education is an important part of a healthy pregnancy and your maternity experience. Our Health System offers a variety of fun, informative and convenient classes to help you and your family get ready for your new bundle of joy.

Our classes vary by location, but here are some courses that may be offered near you:

  • Baby care basics
  • Childbirth preparation
  • Breastfeeding
  • Infant CPR
  • Car seat safety
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For your convenience, Novant Health UVA Health System offers online childbirth education so you can get the childbirth education and preparation you need from the comfort of your home. It is ideal for moms on bed rest or patients with scheduling conflicts with our in-person class. It is also useful as a refresher for repeat parents.