Burdett Birth Center is Now Part of Samaritan Hospital
Effective today, October 1st, 2020, Burdett Birth Center is now a maternity service within Samaritan Hospital. This transition has been in progress for months after it became clear Burdett Birth Center was facing financial challenges due to increasing insurance premiums and other issues. This merger allows St. Peter’s Health Partners to continue our mission to provide high-quality maternity […]
Share Your Birth Announcement!
We’re honored to help families welcome their new babies into the world! Here at Burdett Birth Center we want to celebrate the birth of your child with you, and encourage you to share the news with your community. While the COVID-19 pandemic visitor restrictions mean professional photographers are not currently permitted in the birthing center, […]
September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month
Four million babies are born in the United States every year. While most babies are healthy, some are born with serious but treatable medical conditions. Babies with these conditions often appear healthy at birth. Newborn screenings help to identify these disorders early. New York State’s Newborn Screening Program covers more than 40 conditions. The screening […]
Tips for Parents: Oral Hygiene for Your Baby
Maintaining good oral hygiene can prevent harmful bacteria buildup and maintain a healthy mouth for your baby’s primary teeth. Once the primary teeth come in, continuing oral hygiene can prevent tooth decay and unhealthy gums.
Is it Safe to Breastfeed During the COVID-19 Outbreak?
Many parents are concerned with spreading the virus to their baby and want to know what they should do to protect their child. If you’re currently breastfeeding, you’re probably wondering, “Is it safe to breastfeed my baby during the COVID-19 outbreak?”
Pregnant During the COVID-19 Pandemic
As medical researchers and public health officials quickly try to understand how COVID-19 affects pregnancy, you can take action to prevent exposure and protect yourself and your baby from illness.
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).
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.
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.
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!