Calling All ‘Alex Babies'

Inova Alexandria Hospital hosts Mother's Day event.

— The call went out to all ‘Alex Babies;” 650 responded. On May 4, the babies and their families gathered for a Mother’s Day Party at Inova Alexandria Hospital. The hospital, celebrating 140 years in the Alexandria community, delivers nearly 4,000 babies each year. CEO of Inova Alexandria Hospital Christine Candio announced the launch of a $5 million renovation for women’s services that include renovating the labor and delivery and postpartum units as well as expanding the Brock Family Perinatal Diagnostic Center. Guests were treated to light lunch, free family photos, facepainting, craft activities, a magician and more.