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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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How to Soothe a Colicky Baby: Colic Relief Tips

Is there anything you can do to soothe a colicky baby or prevent colic altogether? The good news is, we have some great tips and tricks for you. Phew!

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2020 Flu Season Limited Visitor Policy at Burdett

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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Winter 2020 Family Activities

Happy New Year! As we kick off 2020, keep busy with these enjoyable, low-cost 2020 winter activities for families that take place from January through March in the capital region.

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2019 – 2020 Kid-Friendly Winter Break Activities

Since most children in the Capital Region are on winter break this year from December 21 – January 1, many parents may find themselves scrambling for last-minute things to do to keep the kids entertained. Not surprisingly, there are quite a few winter activities that are good for children of varying ages, low cost, educational and also fun!

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What Should Dad Pack? A Hospital Bag Checklist

There’s a vague understanding of what dad should pack for the big day in order to be equally prepared. Luckily, we can lend a hand and a few quick tips.

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Is it Braxton Hicks Contractions or True Labor?

As you inch closer to your due date, you may experience contractions that could be Braxton Hicks or true labor. Learn how to tell the difference.

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2019 Capital Region Holiday Activities for Families

The holiday season has begun and there’s no better time to get into the holiday spirit! Here are some 2019 Capital Region holiday activities that will make you feel festive.

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Jury Duty Exemption for Breastfeeding Women

New York state recently passed a law that exempts breastfeeding women from serving on jury duty for up to two years to care for an infant.

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Are Time-Outs Good or Bad for Children?

There has been a big debate around whether time-outs are good or bad for children. Some experts say that time-outs may be bad for children… if they are conducted in the wrong way.

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