Post-delivery services

At StoneSprings Hospital Center, our care for you, your baby and your family will continue post-delivery to make sure your parenting journey gets off to a great start. We offer numerous programs for new parents, including security for your newborn child and an onsite birth registrar every day in the week.

Contact us:

Call our Consult-A-Nurse® team 24/7 at (855) 226-7344 if you need more information about finding an obstetrician, schedule an appointment, sign up for classes or learn more about pregnancy and birth services.

If you have any other questions, please call us at (571) 349-4000 or Get Directions to our facility.

Our location:
24440 Stone Springs Blvd
Dulles, VA 20166

Safe, compassionate care for moms and babies

StoneSprings Hospital provides a safe, inviting place for you to get to know and bond with your new family member. Whatever your needs or concerns, we will be here to assist you.

If you plan to breastfeed, we will have certified lactation consultants on hand to make sure your experience goes smoothly.

Our "rooming in" philosophy means you and your baby get to know each other in the safe and comfortable environment of your maternity room while you are in the hospital. Our dedicated and attentive staff members will assist you 24/7 in caring for your newborn. However, if your baby needs special care and observation, or if you experience health issues that prevent your baby from remaining in your room, your baby may stay in our Newborn Observation Unit.

At StoneSprings Hospital, we will take every measure to ensure your baby's security. As soon as your baby is born, identification bands are placed on one ankle and one wrist. A matching ID band is placed on your wrist, and if desired, the wrist of one other adult. If you and your baby are separated, ID bands will be checked when you are reunited.

All newborns will be monitored by HUGS, a security system that tracks baby's location and helps prevent them from leaving the maternity area unless accompanied by an adult wearing a matching ID band. In the case of an unauthorized exit, an alarm sounds and the unit goes into lock–down mode.

In addition, all nursing staff assigned to labor and delivery, maternity or pediatrics will wear special hospital ID badges and uniforms. Never hesitate to question the identity of a person who enters your hospital room.

Because we know being a new mom can be physically and emotionally stressful, we plan to partner with Nurses Touch Therapy to provide our new moms with postpartum massage following delivery on weekdays and some weekends. Massage eases recovery from labor and birth by alleviating muscle strain and soreness and promoting healing. Nurturing touch—and having someone pay attention just to you—offers emotional relief in addition to the physical benefits of massage.

To help you and your significant other celebrate your new arrival, you receive a private, gourmet meal before you leave the hospital.

Our Mommy Menus will be specially designed to give your body the extra nutrition it needs. We also offer milkshakes and other snacks throughout the day and evening to help you get the calories you'll need as you're healing and breastfeeding.

We will offer free Wi–Fi throughout our hospital. Simply open your web browser and follow the instructions to log in.

A birth certificate is a legal document that verifies your child's age, citizenship and parentage. We will have a birth registrar onsite seven days a week. After your baby's born, hospital staff will provide you with a birth certificate worksheet. The completed worksheet—which is filed electronically with the Commonwealth of Virginia—will generate a printout for you to review and sign. This printout is sent to the Vital Records Office in Richmond, after which you can obtain an official copy of the birth certificate by submitting an application and a check to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The birth certificate worksheet also gives you the option to request a Social Security number—issued free by the federal Social Security Administration—for your baby. If you choose this option, a Social Security card will be mailed directly to your home in approximately eight weeks.

Understanding Postpartum Depression

It's not unusual for a woman to experience an emotional letdown after delivery. Postpartum depression is characterized by feelings of sadness, confusion, anxiety and other signs of depression. While the causes of postpartum depression will vary a change in hormone levels and sleep deprivation are primary culprits. At StoneSprings Hospital, each of our new mothers will receive a screening for postpartum depression using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS).

To minimize postpartum depression, be certain to set aside time to rest while your baby is sleeping. Ask your significant other or a friend to watch your baby so you can get out of the house. Talk to your family and friends about how you're feeling and avoid spending too much time alone.

In some cases, medical attention may be required for postpartum depression. If you experience symptoms that last more than a few days or impair your ability to function, speak to your doctor. Learn more about postpartum depression in our online Health Library and explore the mental health assistance available through our sister facility, Dominion Hospital.

Pregnancy & Birth Resources

Visit the Pregnancy Center in our online Health Library for comprehensive maternity resources.

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