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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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More Breastfeeding FAQs: “What Should I Do If I Am Having Trouble Breastfeeding?” and More Questions for New Moms

In a previous blog post, we answered a few Breastfeeding Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). In this new blog post, we answer a few more.

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11 Group B Strep Questions (and Answers) For Pregnant and New Moms

Group B strep is very common, usually doesn’t affect adults, but can be passed on to children during labor. Don’t panic – we have answers to your questions.

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Burdett Birth Center Introduces a Special Meal for New Parents

For new parents, the birth of a child is a momentous occasion. At Burdett Birth Center, we want to help you celebrate this extraordinary event with a complimentary special meal.

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The Importance of a Prenatal Visit for Expectant Parents

The latest recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) say that all parents-to-be should schedule a prenatal visit during their third trimester of pregnancy.

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Tips for Beating the Heat with a Newborn

During the summertime, we know that temperatures get hot – sometimes too hot. We’ve already talked about ways to stay cool and comfortable during your summer pregnancy. If you are a mother with a new baby, you are also concerned with keeping your newborn cool. Here are a few key things to remember and a few tips for beating the heat with your newborn.

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