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Burdett Birth Center Strengthened Visitation Guidelines

As local health care agencies respond to the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, in our communities, Burdett Birth Center is strengthening visitation guidelines effective immediately (March 17, 2020).

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I Was Diagnosed with Endometriosis. Will I Ever Be Able to Get Pregnant?

Endometriosis is one of the leading causes of undiagnosed infertility today. Here are a few things you should know about trying to get pregnant with endometriosis.

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Safe Skincare Regimens During Pregnancy

Just like it’s necessary to eat a healthy, well-balanced diet during pregnancy to nourish your body and your growing baby, it’s also important to develop a healthy and safe skincare regimen.

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A New Dad’s Role in Labor & Delivery: 6 Ways to Help

Many modern dads now play a larger role in labor and delivery, and they also have a larger role in raising children in general. Review our tips on how to support your partner throughout labor and delivery… besides just being the chauffeur to the hospital or birthing center!

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When Should I Take My Child to the Dentist?

Did you know that more than three-quarters of American parents do not take their child to the dentist before their first birthday according to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) annual report? The average age of children when they have their first dental appointment is 2.6 years according to a survey.

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Breastfeeding Classes and Support Groups: What You Should Know

We thought it might be helpful to explain the difference between a class and a support group and provide more detail about the classes and group options.

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A Guide for Parents on Handling Severe Allergic Reactions in Infants & Toddlers

While rare, severe allergic reactions can happen with infants and toddlers. Severe allergic reactions in infants and toddlers can be tricky to identify because some of the symptoms can look a lot like normal behavior for a baby or toddler.

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6 Facts You Should Know About Cervical Cancer

We want to share some facts about cervical cancer, how to prevent it and what signs to be aware of for early detection.

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Pregnant Women Still Declining Flu & Tdap Vaccines

A recent report from Vital Signs shows that despite the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s recommendations for pregnant women to get the flu and Tdap vaccinations, there is a rising number of women still declining vaccinations.

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2020 Flu Season Limited Visitor Policy at Burdett Birth Center

When flu season is declared by the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Burdett Birth Center puts our flu season visitor policy into place. (Normally, we have no set visitation hours.) We keep this policy in place until the DOH declares the flu season to be over.

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