Prenatal Genetic Tests and Care for High-Risk Obstetric Patients (Video with Dr. Sarah Poggi)

In this video, Inova’s Dr. Sarah Poggi provides information about advances in prenatal testing. This lecture includes information about prenatal single gene deletion carrier testing; non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) using cell-free DNA; and microarray analysis. Dr. Poggi is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at the Brock Family Antenatal Testing Center at Inova Alexandria Hospital in Northern…

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Baby born at 26 weeks now thrives due to care at Inova Alexandria’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Little Miracles Victoria Katherine Harron came into this world last Aug. 24, weighing less than 25 ounces and barely fitting in her mother’s hand. She took her first out-of-the-womb breath after an emergency C-section at Inova Alexandria Hospital. Immediately after delivery, Victoria was transferred to the hospital’s Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Dana…

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Prenatal Planning: Do You Need Antenatal Testing?

Alfred N. Khoury, MD, is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at The Antenatal Testing Center at Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Loudoun Hospital Antenatal Testing Center. He is board-certified in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology. Pregnancy is an exciting and often nerve-wracking time. But if there are concerns or complications, the The Antenatal Testing Center…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital offers moms & babies personalized support with WHO “baby friendly” program

Mother-Baby Bonding Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) has received the prestigious Baby-Friendly Hospital designation from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nation’s Children’s Fund (UNICEF). This recognition celebrates birthing centers around the world with superior breastfeeding care and mother-baby bonding experiences. After Kelly Escarrega, 36, gave birth to her twin boys at the Inova Alexandria…

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