Fairfax OB-GYN Pregnancy Information

Pregnancy and childbirth are significant life experiences, and Fairfax OB-GYN Associates is prepared to meet your healthcare needs through the entire process.  We offer a full spectrum of collaborative care: from low intervention, holistic midwifery through management of complex medical conditions by board-certified obstetricians.  Regular prenatal visits, including lab tests and sonograms on site, allow you to get to know us, as we partner to monitor your progress and prepare for a safe birth. 

A Certified Nurse-Midwife and an OB/GYN physician are on call 24 hours a day for labor and delivery.  We attend births at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax and at Stone Springs Hospital in Dulles.  We accept most insurance plans.  Please schedule an appointment to learn more.

Below are topics that may be of interest to women as their pregnancy unfolds.  Click on Learn More at the bottom of each box to view information and links.

First Trimester

  • Prenatal Vitamins
  • Managing Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy
  • Food Safety for Moms-To-Be
  • Common Discomforts
  • Over-the-Counter Medications
  • Zika Virus Precautions
  • Flu Vaccine (September through April)
  • Warning Signs and How to Reach Us After-Hours
  • Dental Care
  • Travel Plans
  • Sexuality
  • Prenatal Testing Options

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Second Trimester

  • Pregnancy Nutrition and Weight Gain
  • Cord Blood Banking
  • Pregnancy Lifestyle
  • Round Ligament Pain
  • Exercise During Pregnancy
  • Pelvic Rocks & Blood Circulation
  • INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital Tour
  • Childbirth Education
  • Prenatal Depression
  • Preterm Labor Signs 




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Third Trimester

  • Screening for Gestational Diabetes
  • Fetal Movement Counts
  • Rhogam (if blood type is negative)
  • Maternity Support Belt
  • Compression Stockings
  • Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Vaccine
  • Infant Care & Infant CPR Classes
  • Breastfeeding
  • Circumcision Decision
  • Birth Plans
  • Breech Babies
  • Group Beta Strep
  • Family Planning for Postpartum
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Pre-Registration

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Labor and Postpartum Preparation
  • Labor Preparation  

    • Perineal Massage
    • Evening Primose Oil
    • False Labor
    • True Labor
    • Labor Instructions
    • Managing Back Labor
    • Induction of Labor

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    Postpartum Preparation 

    • Postpartum Instructions/What to Expect
    • Pain Medication After a Ceserean
    • Breast Care
    • Hospital Discharge Planning
    • New Mom Support Group
    • Postpartum Depression
    • Postpartum Warning Signs // Call Us

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