Spring 2019 Activities & Events for Families in the Capital Region
After a long winter, it’s time for Capital Region residents to head back outside and enjoy (hopefully) warmer temperatures. We’d like to share a few fun, low-cost spring events and other ideas to help your family stay busy and enjoy the spring season.
Meet Debra Griner, CNM at Burdett Birth Center
Debra Griner, CNM was a registered nurse (RN) at Burdett Birth Center before deciding to further her education by becoming a certified nurse midwife (CNM). She currently promotes furthering education.
A Guide to Exercise After Pregnancy
Exercise after pregnancy has a lot of benefits for women. Just make sure you take it easy and speak with your healthcare provider about what is appropriate.
Studies Say the Flu Shot Will NOT Cause Pregnant Women to Miscarry
Can the flu shot cause a pregnant woman to miscarry? A recent study presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says no.
Meet Shelby Robertson, CNM at Burdett Birth Center
Shelby Robertson, CNM is very passionate about working with families during their prenatal care, labor, and birth to create a focus on the family unit.
2019 Flu Season Visiting Hours 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.)
Meet Pamela Platis, CNM at Burdett Birth Center
Pamela Platis, CNM, has always gravitated toward medicine. Her focus is on midwifery education to teach the next generation of midwives.
Listeriosis and Pregnancy: A Few Things to Note
Pregnant women are more likely to get listeriosis. It is important to be aware of prevention, symptoms, and treatment options.
Why Do Newborns Receive a Vitamin K Shot?
New York State requires vitamin k shots as part of a series of shots and vaccinations at birth. It’s important as a healthcare provider to promote awareness of anything related to the health of mom’s-to-be, their babies and families.
How Handwashing Can Help Prevent Illness
Handwashing is the best way to stop germs from spreading. Here’s some tips on handwashing education to prevent moms, babies and families from getting sick.