Exceptional Pregnancy and Childbirth Care in Spotsylvania County
When you’re pregnant, you should feel confident about your caregivers. You deserve an OB/GYN team that treats you like family, and a hospital known for its quality and safety.
Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center in Fredericksburg, Virginia offers personalized maternity care in a state-of-the-art environment. Whether you’re looking for a midwife for a low-intervention labor and delivery, or a perinatologist who specializes in high-risk pregnancy, we offer services that suit your family’s unique needs and preferences. Watch a video the Davis family chose to have their second baby here.
Our pregnancy and birth services include:
- Prenatal classes and education
- High-risk pregnancy care
- Neonatal intensive care
Why Choose Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center for Your Baby’s Birth
Giving birth should be memorable. We make sure your experience is as joyful as it is safe. Families also choose us because:
- Our team is experienced. Our caregivers — including obstetricians, gynecologists, anesthesiologists, perinatologists, neonatologists, nurse practitioners, and certified nurse midwives — work together to ensure your delivery goes smoothly.
- We’re right in your community. There’s no need to travel nearly an hour to a hospital in Richmond or D.C. when outstanding maternity care is available right here in Fredericksburg.
- Your preferences matter. You know your body better than anyone and we trust your instincts. You choose how to experience labor and delivery. We also welcome and support private doula care.
- You and your baby are safe here. Because unexpected complications can occur during labor and delivery, it’s important to choose a birth center that can handle emergencies at a moment’s notice. We offer a Level II NICU for premature or sick newborns, and enhanced security measures.
- Continuous care for your whole family. Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center offers specialized health services for all your family’s needs, from birth to old age. This includes adult and pediatric-friendly emergency, hospital, and specialty care, and women’s health services for every stage of life.
Before Your Baby is Born – Complete Prenatal Care
Whether you’re a first-time mom or a seasoned pro, we help you stay healthy, plan for birth, and care for yourself and your newborn with confidence. We offer:
- Birth center tours and childbirth classes. We offer guided tours of our maternity unit, so you know what to expect and can ask questions ahead of time. We also have a wide range of classes covering labor and delivery, breastfeeding, and caring for baby.
- Personalized birth planning. Choose from an array of care tailored to your needs. We offer midwifery services and support low-intervention birth options such as natural pain management, hydrotherapy, birthing balls, peanut balls, delayed umbilical cord clamping, and immediate skin-to-skin contact for you and your infant.
- One-on-one guidance. If you’re having a scheduled birth via induction or C-section, you’ll meet with one of our labor and delivery nurses to discuss how to prepare and what to expect.
- High-risk pregnancy care. If you’re carrying multiples, have a medical condition, or have had previous problems during pregnancy or delivery, your OB/GYN will partner with one of our perinatologists to ensure the best possible outcome for you and your baby.
The Big Day – Customized Labor and Delivery Care
Our birthing center was designed to enhance your comfort and minimize disruptions. We offer:
- A spacious, soothing environment. Our large, private rooms allow you to labor your way, with the help of your caregiver or support person. We offer private bathrooms, jetted spa tubs, and comfortable sleeping arrangements for your partner. Even better, you won’t need to change rooms after your baby is born. You’ll recover and bond with your baby in the same space you gave birth.
- Welcoming, family-friendly setting. With snacks and beverages available for you and your partner in our nourishment room, and a spacious waiting area nearby, your support team will feel right at home throughout labor and delivery.
- Medical team ready for anything. Our team is here for whatever you need, 24/7. We have the latest obstetric technology and resources, including an anesthesiologist and dedicated operating rooms nearby for unplanned or emergency C-sections.
After Your Baby is Born – Postpartum Care with Ongoing Support
At Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, you receive our full support and attention — in the hospital and after you go home. Our services include:
- Family-centered care. We practice couplet care (also known as rooming in), so you and your partner can get to know your baby in a private setting. This means your baby stays with you in the room at all times, even during most examinations. And the same nurse cares for you and your baby.
- A celebratory meal. We help make your experience memorable by providing you and your partner a special meal after your baby’s birth.
- Personalized attention. Our model of care means nurses are always available to spend extra time to coach, encourage, and offer support and advice.
- 24/7 breastfeeding support. Breastfeeding is a learned skill for both mom and baby. Our on-site, International Board-Certified Lactation Consultants can help you breastfeed immediately after birth and throughout your hospital stay. After discharge, we’ll call you to check on your recovery and identify any breastfeeding challenges.
- Ongoing peer support. It’s natural to feel overwhelmed with the challenges of motherhood, but you don’t have to do it alone. For additional information please call (888) 685-1610.
- Baby photography. Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center partners with Mom365 for newborn portraits and an online gallery for family and friends. About the Mom365 photo experience.
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