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Pregnancy and Birth

Pregnancy & Birth

Why have your baby at UVA? As the region's only designated Baby-Friendly® hospital, we follow best practices in promoting the health and well-being of mothers and infants, including an award-winning breastfeeding program.

You also benefit from our free prenatal classes and postpartum support, as well as knowing that UVA Children's Hospital can give your child nationally ranked healthcare right here in Charlottesville.

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Pregnancy & Birth

Pregnancy and Birth

Pregnancy & Birth

Why have your baby at UVA? As the region's only designated Baby-Friendly® hospital, we follow best practices in promoting the health and well-being of mothers and infants, including an award-winning breastfeeding program.

You also benefit from our free prenatal classes and postpartum support, as well as knowing that UVA Children's Hospital can give your child nationally ranked healthcare right here in Charlottesville.

Your Labor & Delivery Experience
Labor and Delivery Room

New, Beautiful Rooms

At UVA, you'll find a comfortable environment, featuring:

  • New, private postpartum rooms
  • Private, spacious birthing rooms
  • Labor tub
  • Visitors welcome 24/7

Learn more about the birth experience in our roomy, comfortable facilities.

Pregnancy Specialties

  • High-Risk Pregnancies

    We're the region's referral center for high-risk pregnancies.

  • Premature Births

    Charlottesville's only and the region's most advanced: the UVA Children's Hospital NICU.

  • Breastfeeding

    We have earned national awards for our support, both in and out of the hospital, to breastfeeding moms.

  • Find an OB-GYN

    Women at all stages of life can access comprehensive, compassionate healthcare through an OB-GYN.

Having a Baby: A Preview
Healthy Pregnancy

Your Healthy Pregnancy

Sign Up for a Prenatal Class

Having a baby? Sign up for one of our free prenatal classes.

They cover everything from childbirth to breastfeeding to newborn care, with multiple options to fit your needs, including classes for siblings and grandparents.

Register now for upcoming prenatal classes.

Pregnancy & Beyond: Maternity Monday Series

A Miscarriage Story

Breaking the Silence

Miscarriage carries a lot of stigma in our society. People just don't talk about it.

Well, Stacy Lynn did. Wanting to break the silence and let other women know they are not alone, she shared her inspiring miscarriage story.

Planning for Baby

Planning for Baby

Don't forget: Taking care of your baby means taking care of yourself, by:

  • Exercising
  • Taking vitamins
  • Caring for your emotional well-being
  • Getting support from your partner

Read these and other helpful guides to your pregnancy and birth.

Make an Appointment

Call us at 434.243.3675

or make an appointment online.

Care for Your Newborn

Give your child the same excellent level of care you received while pregnant.

You can be confident that the specialists at UVA back up every pediatrician in our system.

Find a UVA Children's Hospital pediatrician close to you.