Patient Guide

There are many things to consider when having a baby, and we are here to help provide you with all of the necessary resources, information and guidance you need. Please see the links below to find information during each phase of your pregnancy and birth.

First Trimester

Second Trimester

Third Trimester

Your hospital stay

After baby arrives

  • Learn about after-care support and services. Three days after your discharge one of our OB Case Managers will follow up with mother and baby to answer any questions you may have.
  • Sentara Martha Jefferson offers a free “Welcome to Motherhood” support group held on the first and third Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m. No registration is necessary. We also offer a closed group Facebook page for new mothers.
  • Stock up on supplies at our baby boutique.


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