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You’ve Been Diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes. Now What?

“You have gestational diabetes.” Hearing the news might come as a shock at first. The information you are provided might be confusing and overwhelming. That’s completely normal. Before you hop on Google and read everything you can about gestational diabetes, turn off the computer, put down your phone and take a breath. These tips and suggestions will go a long way in helping you to manage the complication:

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Six Tips for Easing Morning Sickness During Pregnancy

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! And while you’re about to embark on an amazing whirlwind of an adventure, if you’re like 70 to 80 percent of the pregnant population, you’re also coping with morning sickness. There is no miracle cure-all for morning sickness, but there are some tips and tricks to help alleviate the symptoms.

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5 Questions You’re Embarrassed to Ask Your Physician (But Shouldn’t Be)

Some things about pregnancy and labor and delivery can feel embarrassing to say aloud. You might feel nervous to ask a question at the risk of sounding silly or uninformed. However, at Burdett no question is stupid and we really have seen it all.

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Dr. Ellen Biggers Discusses Role of OB/GYN at Burdett Birth Center

After delivering her first baby in 1981, Dr. Biggers knew being an OB/GYN was her calling. Now Dr. Biggers practices and promotes focusing on a family care model to best support laboring mothers and their families.

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One Mom’s Story: Nicole’s Experience at Burdett Birth Center

In this video, Nicole talks about the Burdett Birth Center difference, her continued post-pregnancy support from our lactation consultants, and more reasons she is choosing Burdett Birth Center for the birth of her second child.

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Meet Christopher Bloss, OB/GYN at Burdett Birth Center

As a father and an OB/GYN, Dr. Bloss knows a thing or two about family. And family is the word that comes to mind when he thinks about the relationship between the patients and staff at Burdett.

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Meet Dina Gottesman, DO at Burdett Birth Center

Burdett Birth Center’s Dina Gottesman, DO, started her medical career in New York City. For her, the contrast between delivering babies at large tertiary care centers and Burdett Birth Center is significant.

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Meet Linda Balles, a Certified Nurse Midwife at Burdett Birth Center

“I got into midwifery more as a calling,” explains Linda Balles, a Certified Nurse Midwife, who entered the profession after the care she received from a midwife during the birth of her first child went “above-and-beyond” her expectations.

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One Mom’s Story: Ashley’s Experience at Burdett Birth Center

When Ashley was expecting her first child, Lola, selecting a birthing center was an important decision. She chose Burdett Birth Center, and now with a second child on the way, she’s excited to return to Burdett.

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Meet Brijesh K. Tantuwaya, Pediatrician at Burdett Birth Center

For Brijesh K. Tantuwaya, MD, the motivation to pursue a career as a pediatrician was spurred by a desire to work closely with children and families, and to help them to become happier and healthier. He’s been one of three St. Peter’s Health Partners’ pediatricians working with families who deliver at Burdett for one year now, but he brings with him over 22 years of experience in keeping families happy and healthy, including newborn babies.

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