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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Birthing Center

Family Centered Care. Ensuring That Every Childbirth Experience Is Safe, Intimate and Comfortable.

COVID-19 Impact on Delivery

Inova is safely leading the way to bring your little one, or ones, into this world. We are fully prepared for the current COVID-19 pandemic and continue to implement all infection prevention and control measures established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state/local health agencies to provide the safest care environment. We’d like to tell you a bit more about your stay.

Facility Highlights

  • Pain management and anesthesia services available onsite 24/7 to meet individual needs
  • Dedicated operating rooms for c-sections, along with a Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, designed so mothers and newborns remain together
  • All private Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) fully equipped for infants with specialized needs
  • Infant security system
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Lactation Center and Boutique with board-certified lactation consultants
  • In-house pediatrician and on-call neonatologist available 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Coordinated mother-baby care to minimize separation after birth
  • Family waiting rooms
  • Room service dining, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • GetWellNetwork™, an interactive system to access educational information and order free on demand movies (a daily fee applies for some services)
  • Sleep chairs in patient rooms for patient's significant other to stay overnight
  • Serenity Time, a daily break from 2 - 4 p.m. when moms are encouraged to relax and rest without being disturbed by visitors or caregivers
  • Free Wi-Fi access

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Virtual Visits

Planning for Your Delivery

COVID-19 Impact on Delivery

What to Expect
Visitor Policy
Testing for planned C-sections and inductions

Visiting hours at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Childbirth Education

Packing Checklist

Virtual Tour

Download our virtual maternity tour

Zoom Through Pregnancy program

Car Seat Inspection Stations

Expectant parents will want to plan for their hospital departure by ensuring the baby's car seat has been properly installed for safety. Below is a list of locations throughout the Northern Virginia area that can provide a car seat safety inspection. NOTE: Your car seat must be installed before the inspection.

See car seat inspection locations

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital’s level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) offers 24-hour staffing from highly experienced, board-certified neonatologists, specially trained and certified nurses and board-certified lactation consultants, dedicated to neonatal intensive care. Our 19 private rooms have the supplies and equipment to perform all the necessary care without having to move your baby and are furnished with comfortable overnight accommodations for you and your spouse, including a bed, television, bathroom, breast pump and Internet access. For more information, call 703-391-3560.

Arrival and Parking

Emergency Arrivals:

If you are in considerable pain and threatening to deliver imminently, go directly to the Emergency Room entrance.

Instructions for Standard Arrivals Monday – Friday Daytime (6 a.m. to 8 p.m.):

You are welcome to park in the handicapped and expectant mother parking lot near the main entrance to the hospital. Enter through the main hospital entrance. Go to Labor & Delivery on the 3rd floor to complete the registration process and be assessed.

Instructions for Standard Arrivals Weekends and Evenings:

  1. You are welcome to park in the handicapped and expectant mother parking lot near the main entrance to the hospital.
  2. Enter through the Main Entrance first door and stop to use the phone that calls directly to security. Identify yourself as an OB patient going to Labor & Delivery.
  3. A team member will greet you for screening and escort you to Labor & Delivery, or provide alternate instructions.

Online Support for Pregnant & New Moms

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Zoom Through Pregnancy

Zoom Through Pregnancy is a free program bringing Inova experts to you for informative webinar sessions via Zoom.

Zoom Through Pregnancy
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Zoom After Childbirth

Zoom After Childbirth is a free monthly event bringing Inova experts to you for informative webinar sessions via Zoom.

Zoom After Childbirth
3600 Joseph Siewick Dr Fairfax, VA 22033
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