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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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Meet Dr. Philip Clements, OB/GYN

After 6 years of working per diem with Burdett Birth Center, he joined our team as a full-time provider just a few months ago. As a generalist (OB/GYN), with a primary interest in OB, Dr. Clements brings over 25 years in practice, is board certified with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) and adds a wealth of experience and knowledge to our team.

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Baby Diapering Tips – A Guide for Parents

Changing a baby’s diaper can really stink… literally! But here are a few tips and tricks to make the job a bit easier.

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Preeclampsia Prevention: Low-Dose Aspirin

A recent article on NPR talked about how a daily baby aspirin can help cut the risk of preeclampsia. Preeclampsia, a pregnancy-related high blood pressure disorder, is a potentially serious pregnancy complication that many expectant mothers are not aware of.

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A Birth Plan Checklist for Your Upcoming Delivery

Putting together a birth plan can help guide your labor and birth care experience… and maybe get you thinking about some of the questions you may be unsure about.

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New Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Law Takes Effect November 1, 2019 in New York State

On November 1, 2019, a law goes into effect in New York State that requires all children younger than two years old to be seated in rear-facing car seats as a safety measure.

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Parents Might Ask: “When Can I Stop Worrying About SIDS?”

October is sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) awareness month, but many expecting parents or parents of newborns are probably concerned about SIDS all year ‘round.

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Healthy Morning Routines with Young Children

With the feel of fall in the air and school starting up for many young families, mornings are sure to become a little bit more hectic if you don’t set a consistent morning routine.

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