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Obstetrics

Pregnancy is an important time to receive the best possible health care. Entrust your and your baby's care with our world renowned obstetric and neonatal specialists.

WRNMMC is the premier military hospital in the National Capital Area for prenatal care and delivery in our exceptional Mother and Infant Care Center.

Complete women’s reproductive health care is available - routine inpatient and outpatient, as well as specialized obstetrics. Early disease prevention, detection, and health promotion are emphasized.

High risk obstetric patients from near and far receive care from specialists at our Prenatal Assessment Center. After delivery, if your newborn needs special care, our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is ready with state-of-the-art technology and a caring staff.

You and your family's needs and best interests are at the heart of our mission. Our family-centered care encourages family support, your active participation, and choices before, during, and after your baby’s birth.

Pregnancy and Child Birth

Obstetrics Centering Pregnancy
  • Personalized, group prenatal care with a Physician, Certified Nurse Midwife, or Nurse Practitioner. Learn more.
  • Innovative model of care recently featured in The Journal. See article.
Prenatal Assessment Center
Mother and Infant Care Center (MICC)
  • Experience birth in comfortable, home-like surroundings with an attentive staff.
  • Over 1,800 babies are born here every year!
  • More on Mother and Infant Care Center.
Your Quick Reference to Obstetrics and the Mother & Infant Care Center.

Serving You With
  • Genetic screening & counseling - pre-conception and prenatal.
  • Prenatal diagnostic testing.
  • Education for expectant parents.
  • Full prenatal care.
  • Case management for acute and chronic prenatal conditions.
  • Childbirth education.
  • Maternal-fetal medicine consultation.
  • Perinatal loss counseling .
Your Prenatal Appointment
  • Referral required from your TRICARE Primary Care Manager. For TRICARE enrollment help, go to TRICARE web site.
  • Arrival - Arrive on base 30 minutes prior to your appointment to allow for parking and walking.
  • Check in 15 minutes prior to appointment at yellow window on 2nd floor of Outpatient Building (Bldg 9). Enter Bldg 9 from patient parking garage (Bldg 55) via 2nd floor skywalk.
  • Bring your patient record, ID, and outpatient green card.
  • For help getting here and parking, see our Visitors' Guide.

Prenatal technology
  • 4-dimensional ultrasound.
    • Live-action images of your unborn child or of any internal anatomy.
    • Permits doctor to assess fetal development or detect problems.
  • Video teleconferencing.

Prenatal Assessment Center High risk obstetric patients are treated from the National Capital Region as well as worldwide.

More on the Prenatal Assessment Center.

Birth - A Very Special Time
Enjoy the comforts of a home-like birthing room with advanced technology and a caring staff at our Mother & Infant Care Center.

Especially for Premies and Newborns with Medical Conditions
Your newborn with a medical condition will receive around-the-clock attentive care in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Our NICU is a Department of Defense Center of Excellence where specialists use the most advanced medical technologies available.

Contact

Location
Building: 9 Floor:2

From Visitors' Garage (Bldg 55).
Take the Skywalk on 2nd floor, enter Bldg 9, pass Pharmacy and the clinic will be on the left.

Phone
Please listen carefully to all options on the phone line.

Front Desk: (301) 295-5552
Fax:            (301) 295-0764
DSN:            295-5552

Toll Free Out of Area Appointments: (855) 227-6331

Hours of Operation
Monday thru Wednesday, Friday
0800 - 1600
Thursday 0800 - 1100