Birthing at StoneSprings Hospital Center

Summary

Stone Springs Hospital Center is a state of the art community hospital, with many childbirth options for you to choose from.  They have many excellent OB’s who practice at Stone Springs and The Loudoun County Midwives attend births there as well. The doulas at Balanced Birth Support love working with the midwives at LCM as well as the doctors that support them!

They have private labor, delivery, and postpartum rooms with rooming-in for mother and baby. There are several deep soaking tubs for labor, and lactation services are available for mothers who are planning to breastfeed. They support delayed cord clamping, natural pain management, and immediate skin-to-skin after birth.

While they do not have a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit on site, they are instantly connected with providers from Reston Hospital Centers Level III NICU who can provide guidance and evaluate your newborn should he or she need additional support.  If your baby needs additional support, Stone Springs highly experienced staff will arrange safe and secure transfer for your infant to Reston Hospital Center.

Overall, Stone Springs is a safe, modern, and offer many amenities.

Location & Hours

Stone Springs Hospital Center is located at 24440 Stone Springs Blvd
Dulles, VA 20166. Their main number is (571) 349-4000.

Parking: There are several FREE parking areas at Stone Springs Hospital Center. There are specially marked spaces for expecting moms and their family located right outside the main entrance of the hospital.  Emergency room parking is located right across from the Emergency Room entrance.  There is free valet parking at the main entrance, and self parking on the hospital campus. 

If you are in labor: Call your care provider and let them know so that the hospital can be prepared for your arrival. There are specially marked spaces for expecting moms and their family located right outside the main entrance of the hospital. Labor and delivery is on the second floor

Visiting hours: Unrestricted Uninterrupted “Serenity Hours”: 2pm-4pm. 

Food

Stone Springs offers a made-to-order gourmet meal to celebrate after the birth of your baby.  They offer a specially designed menu for new mothers.

Vending machines located in the emergency room

Cafeteria on the first floor

Amenities & Features for Birth/Postpartum

Private labor, delivery rooms, & postpartum rooms with fold out sleep sofa

Wireless Monitoring

C-section suites located near the labor & delivery rooms with onsite anesthesia. 

Soaking Tubs with light therapy

Aromatherapy

Birth support rope

Midwives and Obstetricians

State of the art nursery

Enhanced security measures for mom and baby

Other Information

Placenta Removal: Signing a waiver before removal. Your nurse will be able to help you – just be sure to tell them during labor and/or immediately after birth that you wish to take it home

Water Birth: Tubs are for laboring only

Advanced technology connecting care providers to Reston Hospital Centers Level III 

Comfortable waiting areas for friends and family with accommodations for your birth partner to spend the night

Typical Discharge: 24-48 hours for vaginal delivery; 72 hours for cesarean birth

Free Birth Center tours & Childbirth Classes

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Author: Liz Oldham

Elizabeth is an experienced birth doula and childbirth educator serving the DC metro area. She is passionate about family centered birthing, believing that families will always remember the support and communication surrounding their births. She currently lives in Virginia with her Husband 4 children and crazy dog.

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