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Birth preparation guide

Plan for your delivery with the Birth Preparation Guide

The time is almost here and feeling confident about your delivery experience matters to each of us at the Novant Health Maya Angelou Women's Health & Wellness Center. A safe, memorable, private birth experience is what we provide to you and your family.

Our expert and thoughtful staff of obstetricians, gynecologists, perinatologists, pediatricians, neonatologists, anesthesiologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, and certified registered nurses, along with our dedicated facilities make us the premier provider of maternity services for women in the Triad region.

A variety of classes designed to prepare you and your partner for the birth of your child, caring for your newborn and new parenting skills are available by contacting Health Connections at 336-718-7000 or visiting our online events calendar for the Triad region.


The anticipated birth of your child is a joyous time as well as a time of diligent preparation. Here at the Maya Angelou Women’s Health & Wellness Center, we want to help make this experience one that you will look back on with warm, positive memories.

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To help with this, we have developed this Birth Preparation Guide that we suggest you complete, review with your doctor, and bring with you at your time of delivery. By doing so, we will all know what you consider a great birth experience to be.

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Download the Birth Preparation Guide (Espanol) »

Please remember that labor can be unpredictable, so good communication throughout the birth process is key to a positive outcome. While we will make every effort to accommodate your wishes, our priority is to ensure a safe and healthy delivery experience for both mom and baby.

After you have thought about your birth plan, please make a list of questions / concerns and speak with your doctor