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Rest, Decompress, No Stress: Planning the Perfect Babymoon

Two tickets to paradise, please! A babymoon might be exactly what you need before baby makes three. Here are a few tips for planning the perfect mini vacation.

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Burdett Birth Center Takes Part in AHA’s “Little Hats, Big Hearts” Program

As a kick-off to American Heart Month, representatives from Burdett Birth Center and St. Peter’s Hospital were proud to accept hundreds of tiny red hats provided by the American Heart Association of New York State, as part of the annual Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign.

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Pumping for New Moms: Pumping Tips and Tricks for New Moms

While many women choose to pump – for any number of common reasons – the practice may vary in its level of ease for mothers. For most women, however, practice makes perfect and regular pumping often leads to more satisfying results. Here are tips and tricks for easing the process of pumping

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“What is a Doula?” and Other Essential FAQs about Doulas

At Burdett Birth Center we support your decision to have who you want with you in your support system. This is why we respect your decision to include a doula on your birthing team. Check out this quick FAQ guide to discover exactly what it is that doulas do and more.

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Exercising While Pregnant: Tips for Staying in Shape, While Keeping Your Baby Safe

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that expectant women (without medical or obstetric complications) should be getting at least 20 to 30 minutes of exercise on most days of the week. To start exercising or to stay in shape, consider these recommendations.

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Pumping for New Moms: Getting Started and Picking the Right Pump

Whether pumping comes naturally to you or takes a little more work, it’s important to start with the basics. Burdett Birth Center’s doctors, nurses and lactation consultants regularly walk new moms through the basics of pumping. Here’s their advice.

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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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