Modern Labor & Delivery at Virginia Hospital Center

Virginia Hospital Center will be hosting a community event on Saturday, September 16, where you can learn about current topics in obstetrics (from an expert panel including one of our own midwives, Karen King CNM) and get to know some of the providers and staff at the hospital.

Start your journey to parenthood with expert advice and information. Learn about the latest in labor and delivery care from a panel of respected clinicians from Mayo Clinic, Children’s National and Virginia Hospital Center. Meet representatives from our OB/GYN practices. Find out about childbirth education classes, massage services from the Teal Center, pelvic floor physical therapy and more.

The “Modern Labor & Delivery” conference will run from 9am-12pm on September 16.  Registration is free.


Preview of the lineup:


Mike A. Fernandez, MD, Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Virginia Hospital Center

Kristin Knight, MD, Vice-Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Virginia Hospital Center



Keynote Speaker:

Ghokan Anil, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Should you VBAC? Is Vaginal Delivery Safer than a Cesarean Section?


The Expert Panel:

Michael Moxley, MD– What Does Airline Safety Have to do with Labor and Delivery?

Karen King, CNM– Natural Labor and Midwifery Care: Having the Experience you want

John Galiote, MD– What if my Baby Needs NICU Care?

Kate Burt, MD– How do we Induce Labor and why?


We would love to see you there!

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