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?
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.