FNA Blog

Provider Spotlight: Dr. Alan Silk, Neonatologist and Director of Nurseries at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Who or what inspired you? My father inspired me. He was a pharmacist and owner of a small neighborhood pharmacy. He knew every customer and he knew their families. He took care of their illnesses and cared for them and about them – he treated them like they were his own. He had an amazing work ethic, working long and hard hours preparing prescriptions and still

12 Amazing Beginner’s Breastfeeding Tips

If you’re new at this breastfeeding thing, it’s certainly worth taking some time to review this advice from others who have gone through it themselves and have a few tips to share.

What Is “Mom Guilt” and How Can You Manage It?

There it is again, mom guilt.  Another photo on Instagram depicting a perfect birthday party for someone’s 2 year old, with the mom’s perfect bikini body in the spotlight. How can you possibly live up to this hype about the “super moms” all around you? They’re happy, gorgeous, calm, and living life to the fullest.

NICU Graduate Halloween Reunion

NICU Graduates and Parents – Join us for a day of fun and celebration at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital‘s NICU Graduate Halloween Reunion!  *Costumes are optional.  Event Details Saturday, October 26, 2019 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Navy Elementary School – 3500 West Ox Rd. Fairfax, VA 22033  RSVP Required  Please RSVP by October 5,

Alexander’s Story

God blessed us with Baby Alexander on January 24, 2019 at just 26 weeks in gestation. He weighed 1 pound, 15 ounces and despite his prematurity, we were optimistic that it would be just a matter of time before he would come home with us.  But sometimes things just don’t go as planned… His first