Meet Carrie Kimball, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant at Burdett Birth Center
For Carrie Kimball, RN, BSN, IBCLC, the personal difficulties she experienced with nursing her first child and a lack of access to outpatient lactation consultants led to a career in which she helps parents undergoing the same challenges on a daily basis.
Meet Lawrence Parsley, Obstetrician/Gynecologist at Burdett Birth Center
In the United States, giving birth is safe for the vast majority of women. However, according to the National institute of Child Health and Human Development, 2 to 10 percent of pregnancies occur with high-risk conditions, such as preeclampsia or gestational diabetes. Treating women with those high-risk situations and managing their health and the health of their babies is why Lawrence Parsley, MD, chose to go into the field of obstetrics and gynecology.
Pool, Tub or Shower: Which Hydrotherapy Option is Right for You?
When it comes to hydrotherapy, Burdett Birth Center offers use of whirlpool tubs, stand-up showers, or our brand new birthing pools for water births.
Introducing Birth Pools for Water Births at Burdett Birth Center
Thanks to the introduction of two new birthing pools at Burdett Birth Center, women may now choose water birth for labor and delivery.
Mothers in the Middle: A New Way to Get to Know Your Birth Center
The Mothers in the Middle program at Burdett Birth Center offers extra opportunities for instruction and guidance on how we at Burdett do things and what parents’ options are.
Maternity Nurses Share Which Items Should be in Your Maternity Bag
We asked our maternity nurses which items should be packed in maternity bags to make the Burdett Birth Center experience the best it can be.
Everything You Need to Know About Teething
It’s been a few months and your baby has finally developed a normal (or semi-normal) sleeping schedule. Then, out of nowhere, he or she becomes sleepless at night. What could it mean? There’s a chance that your baby has begun the teething stage of infancy.
Burdett Birth Center Participates in AHA’s “Little Hats, Big Hearts” Program
Burdett Birth Center is proud to participate in the Little Hats, Big Hearts program, distribute red hats to newborns, and help raise awareness about heart disease and congenital heart defects.
Breastfeeding FAQs: “How Often Should I Nurse?” and More Questions for New Moms
At Burdett Birth Center, we believe that evidence-based lactation care is every family’s right. In this installment, we address nursing frequency, cues that babies are ready to be fed and how long mothers should breastfeed their babies.
Great News: We’re Now “Burdett Birth Center”!
We’re happy to share with you that we’ve changed our name from “Burdett Care Center” to “Burdett Birth Center.” Since we’re Rensselaer County’s only maternity hospital, we wanted our name to reflect our primary focus: providing personalized birth experiences. The new name, effective January 3, does that.