New Moms Groups

You will get the opportunity to meet other parents and babies, create a new support network, share experiences, get support and resources from an experienced maternal-infant educator, and hear from guest speakers. Previous guest speakers have included a pelvic floor physical therapist, early literacy, and emergency preparedness.

Why should you visit New Moms?

  • Meet other new moms and babies and create a lasting support network
  • Share your experiences with other new moms and discuss subjects of mutual concern
  • Get support from an experienced maternal-infant health educator
  • FREE – no fee for participating in the groups
  • Babies are welcome!

New Moms schedule

  • Groups meet weekly at different times on various days. Schedule and locations listed below.
  • We will only deviate from this schedule during times of severe weather or the week of a major holiday.
  • Information about cancellations due to inclement weather or an area emergency can be obtained by calling the Inova Well weather hotline at 571-472-1438. Class and New Moms group cancellations do not always follow local public school closings.

Due to holidays, New Moms group will NOT meet during the following time frames:

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, Jan. 15, 2024
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 2024
  • Independence Day: Thursday, July 4, 2024
  • Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 2, 2024
  • Week of Thanksgiving: Monday, Nov. 25 – Friday, Nov. 29, 2024
  • Week of Christmas: Monday, Dec. 23 – Friday, Dec. 27, 2024
  • Week of New Year's Day: Monday, Dec. 30, 2024 – Friday, Jan. 3, 2025

In-Person Support Groups


Every Tuesday at the Inova Alexandria Hospital from 10:30 a.m. to Noon
Address: 4320 Seminary Rd., HEC Classrooms 1&2, Alexandria, VA 22304

Directions to room: Enter through door 45 into the Health Education Center (to the right of the visitor’s entrance). Classrooms 1&2 are immediately on the left once inside the building.

Fair Oaks:

Every Wednesday in the Cancer Center Building at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Address: Cancer Center Building, 3580 Joseph Siewick Dr., Conference Room C, Fairfax, VA 22033

Directions to room: Park in the small, gated lot between buildings 3580 and 3600. When entering building 3580, take elevator down to lower level for conference room C.


Breastfeeding Support Group and Latch Checks:
Participation is free and registration is not required. Classes take place in a group setting. Females only please.
Address: 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Directions: Park in Green Garage and enter through door 81. Parking in the Green garage is complimentary. Inova patients meet on the 5th floor lobby of the women's and children's tower.

  • Breastfeeding Support:
    First and third Tuesday of the month from 2 to 3 p.m.
    Our IBCLC certified lactation consultants will facilitate the group for Inova patients. Breastfeeding moms can connect with each other while feeding their baby. Scales available for weighted feeds.
  • Latch Check:
    Second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 2 to 3 p.m.
    Hands-on latch assistance from our lactation team.

New Moms Group:

Every Thursday at the Inova Center for Personalized Health from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Address: 8100 Innovation Park Dr., Lower Level Studio 3, Fairfax, VA 22031

New Moms Return to Work Group:

Every second Saturday of the month at the Inova Center for Personalized Health from 10:30 to 12 p.m.
Address: 8100 Innovation Park Dr., Lower Level Studio 3, Fairfax, VA 22031

Directions to room: From the South entrance, park in lot F on Innovation Park Drive. The entrance for building 8100 is located under the sky bridge through either set of double glass doors. The F lot will be the closest parking lot to our entrance. Take elevators down to LL and enter Studio 3 via the gym. Overflow parking is also available in lot D on Peterson Discovery Drive, which can be accessed through the North entrance.


Every Friday at the Inova Loudoun Cornwall location from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Address: 224D Cornwall St NW, Building D, Community Room 103, Leesburg, VA 20176

Directions to room: Park in the parking lot in front of the emergency room entrance. Enter the building labeled "224-D." Follow signs to Community Room 103.

Virtual Support Groups

Inova Pregnancy Q&A

You are invited to join an experienced childbirth educator on the first Monday of every month (except for holidays) for a free 60 minute Q&A session. Participants will learn about Inova hospital amenities, prenatal education opportunities, and have a chance to ask questions about their upcoming hospital experience. Registration is not required.

Please email for details and the meeting link.

Breastfeeding Support

Inova is now offering a free virtual breastfeeding support group every Wednesday from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Participants will have the opportunity to ask any breastfeeding-related questions to an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Mothers in any stage of the breastfeeding journey are welcome. Registration is not required.

Please email for details and the meeting link.

Postpartum Support Virginia Groups

Helping new and expectant mothers and their families overcome anxiety, depression, and other perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs).

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