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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

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

  • Private labor-delivery-recovery suites
  • Six C-section suites
  • Private postpartum rooms and family suites with sleeper sofas
  • Serenity Hours for quiet rest and recovery
  • Level IV NICU keeping mothers and fragile newborns together
  • Obstetric Emergency Department (OB ED)
  • 24/7 in-house anesthesiology and pediatrician
  • 24/7 access to OB-GYN doctors, certified nurse midwives and neonatologists
  • Infant security system
  • Doula services
  • Additional amenities such as luxury amenities program, free WiFi high speed internet access, and access to a professional newborn photographer. See Childbirth Amenity Packages

Ultrasounds, Screenings and High-Risk Pregnancy

Our physicians, nurses and staff are experts in complicated pregnancies, including treating women with pre-existing conditions and those carrying multiples. We have various resources and services to assist with complicated pregnancies including:

Virtual Visits

Inova Obstetrics and Gynecology is now providing regular access to your care provider with convenient telemedicine options.

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Planning for Your Delivery

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Inova Children's Hospital is home to the largest, most comprehensive subspecialty neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in the region. Our 108-bed, Level IV NICU cares for high-risk infants requiring specialized care and observation.

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OB-GYN Programs and Support for Underinsured

COVID Vaccine & Pregnancy

I am pregnant. Am I eligible for the vaccine?

Pregnancy is considered a high-risk health condition according to the CDC and falls in the 1b phase for eligibility. Please check here for your county’s phase eligibility.

We want to start a family. I heard the vaccine can possibly hurt our chances or hurt the baby. Is this true?

Women undergoing fertility treatment or planning to get pregnant should be encouraged to receive vaccination if they are eligible. Since the vaccine is not a live virus, there is no reason to delay pregnancy attempts because of vaccination administration or to defer treatment until the second dose has been administered.

I am pregnant, and I am afraid the vaccine will hurt my baby. Can this happen?

Currently, there are limited data available on the safety of COVID-19 vaccines for people who are pregnant. Speak with your healthcare provider to help you make an informed decision. However, based on how mRNA vaccines work, experts believe they are unlikely to cause harm to women who are pregnant or to the fetus.

The CDC, American College of OB-GYN, and the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine all state that COVID-19 vaccines should not be withheld from pregnant individuals, those planning to get pregnant, or those on fertility treatments who are otherwise eligible for vaccination. To date, the CDC is monitoring approximately 15,000 pregnant women who have received the COVID-19 vaccines. Learn more: Vaccinating Pregnant and Lactating Patients Against COVID-19

Note: Pregnant women with COVID-19 have a higher risk for severe illness, including death, than age-matched controls.

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We've been ranked #9 in the nation for Gynecology care by U.S. News & World Report.

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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