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Facts about Folic Acid and Pregnancy

A lot of women think of folic acid as ‘that stuff that you should take when you’re thinking about getting pregnant or when you’re pregnant,’ but you may not know exactly why.

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A Few Myths and Facts About Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), while rare, is a concern. Awareness is important. For this reason, we’d like to share a few common myths about SIDS and important facts for parents to have on hand.

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Tdap Vaccine Recommendations for Expecting Mothers

The Tdap vaccine is recommended for pregnant mothers in their third trimester to protect babies from pertussis (whooping cough).

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Midwives Provide Advice, Care, and Support for Women

The role of the midwife in the care and support of women and their families is very important and one that we value at Burdett Birth Center.

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Car Seat Safety Tips for Families on the Go

As a parent, one of your many responsibilities is keeping your child safe in the car. Being informed and practicing good car seat safety can help.

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A Closer Look at the AAP’s Updated 2018-2019 Flu Vaccination Recommendations

The 2018-2019 flu vaccination recommendations have been released. What does this mean for pregnant women, children and families?

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Fall 2018 Activities & Events for Families in the Capital Region

It’s September – summer is winding down and kids are heading back to school. There are a lot of fun, low-cost Fall 2018 Capital Region family activities that we’d like to share!

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Preeclampsia: What You Need to Know

Preeclampsia, or pregnancy-induced hypertension, is usually diagnosed in the last trimester. Here is what you should know about risk factors, symptoms and treatment.

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Nitrous Oxide aka Laughing Gas Now Offered for Labor Pain

Labor pain is no laughing matter. At Burdett Birth Center, we now offer nitrous oxide (laughing gas) as a pain-relief alternative during labor.

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Diet and Nutrition Advice for Breastfeeding Mothers

The conversation around breastfeeding diet and nutrition should be simple and positive – eat healthy for your own future and for the future of your baby.

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