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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

#6 in the Nation

US News gynecology award badgeInova Fairfax Hospital has been nationally ranked in Gynecology (#6 in the nation) by U.S. News & World Report. This ranking recognizes our excellence in providing the highest quality gynecology and gynecologic surgery care to our patients.

Nationally Ranked in Neonatology

gold badgeInova L.J. Murphy Children's Hospital has been ranked in the Top 50 Hospitals in the United States for neonatology care by U.S. News and World Report.

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.

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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)

gold badgeInova L.J. Murphy 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.

We are also proud to have been named one of the Top 50 Hospitals in the United States for neonatology care by U.S. News and World Report.

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OB-GYN Programs and Support for Underinsured

COVID Vaccine & Pregnancy

I am pregnant. Should I get the vaccine?

Pregnancy is considered a high-risk health condition. Pregnant people with COVID-19 are at increased risk of preterm birth and might be at increased risk of other adverse pregnancy outcomes, compared with pregnant women without COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all people 12 years and older, including people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in the future. Evidence about the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy has been growing. These data suggest that the benefits of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine outweigh any known or potential risks of vaccination during pregnancy. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine can protect you from severe illness from COVID-19.

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 are encouraged to get vaccinated 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. There is currently no evidence that any vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines, cause fertility problems in women or men.

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

Evidence about the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy, although limited, has been growing. These data suggest that the benefits of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine outweigh any known or potential risks of vaccination during pregnancy. Vaccines have been studied using many viruses and in all trimesters of pregnancy. No adverse pregnancy-related outcomes, including adverse outcomes affecting the baby, were associated with vaccination in these trials.

If you are pregnant, you might want to have a conversation with your healthcare provider about COVID-19 vaccination. While such a conversation might be helpful, it is not required before vaccination. You can receive a COVID-19 vaccine without any additional documentation from your healthcare provider.

Professional medical organizations such as The American College of OB-GYN, and the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine who specialize in the treatment and care of pregnant individuals all align with the CDC in encouraging pregnant individuals to get COVID-19 vaccinated.

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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 Pregnancy Fitness

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