Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Governed by a volunteer board of community members, Inova has grown from one hospital in 1956 to a nationally recognized, comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient services and facilities, primary and specialty care physician practices, and health and wellness initiatives serving the Washington, DC, metro area. Read more

Labor and Delivery – Breastfeeding and Pain Medication 2nd Trimester

Congratulations on the upcoming birth of your baby. If you’re like most women, the discomfort of labor and delivery are things that you may find yourself thinking about. Women’s experience of pain during labor varies greatly. It’s possible to have labor with relatively little pain, but it’s wise to prepare yourself by planning some strategies…