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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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Winter 2020 Family Activities in New York’s Capital Region

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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