a newborn baby born at UVA

Pregnancy & Birth

Pregnancy & Coronavirus
See the latest updates about the virus, having a baby, & your care.

When you have a baby, you deserve to feel safe and secure. You want to feel supported throughout your pregnancy and beyond.

As Charlottesville's only Baby-Friendly® hospital, we strive to give you just that. We follow best practices in promoting the health and well-being of mothers and infants, providing:

  • A private, beautiful suite
  • Your newborn by your side
  • Midwives, anesthesiologists, and lactation consultants on staff

High Standards & High-Risk Experts

If you have a high-risk pregnancy, you'll want to give birth in the care of experts. But even if you aren't high risk, problems can happen while you're having a baby. Our neonatal intensive care unit gives every child a chance. 

We've also been recognized by Newsweek on its Best Maternity Hospitals 2021 list. Hospitals on this list must show high standards of care for both the mother and baby. 

How Much Does Having a Baby at UVA Cost?

Get a general idea of what you'll have to pay: Use calculators, see price lists, or ask for a personalized estimate.

The Baby Formula Shortage

Are you impacted by the formula shortage? Read advice from our infant nutrition and feeding specialists.

Conditions We Treat

  • Cesarean birth (c-section)
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Gestational diabetes
  • HELLP syndrome
  • Miscarriage
  • Placental abruption
  • Postpartum depression
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Preterm labor (premature delivery)
  • Rh incompatibility and isoimmunization
  • Threatened abortion