October 2016 - Birthing Center of New York Posts Archive

Posted on: October 31st, 2016

Caring for Your Newborn: Babies Don’t Come With Instructions Some new parents are petrified at the thought of being alone with their newborn baby. Truth be told, it would be great if newborn babies came with instructions and a newborn checklist! Thankfully, we can rely on the wisdom of our ancestors; baby instructions have been…

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Posted on: October 25th, 2016

ACOG’s Opinion on Water Births Immersion in water during labor or delivery has been popularized over the past several decades. the prevalence of this practice in the united states is uncertain because it has not been studied in births outside of the home and birth centers, and the data are not recorded on birth certificates.…

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Posted on: October 24th, 2016

Congratulations – You Are Pregnant! After the excitement of telling your family, friends and coworkers the realization begins to set in that this is both exciting and scary. Now is when you will start preparing for baby. As you progress through your pregnancy, questions swirl around from choosing a name, a pediatrician, what about my…

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Posted on: October 20th, 2016

You Have a Choice Now that you are expanding your family, there will be many decisions to make. Among them are birthing options you may not have known you had. Take for example your pregnancy and the birth of your child. Gone are the days of being forced to give birth in a crowded, noisy,…

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Posted on: October 13th, 2016

Natural Birthing at The Birthing Center of New York We proudly introduce to you our first natural birthing center in NYC! It’s a free standing, private facility dedicated solely to delivering your baby in a natural birthing environment. Natural Delivery for Low Risk Parents The birthing center is a perfect option for moms with low…

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Posted on: October 3rd, 2016

You Have Some Birthing Options to Ponder When considering your birthing options, there are a few things you should ask yourself: Do you want a natural birthing experience without any extra medical interventions? Are you a healthy woman with a low risk for complications during pregnancy and birth? If the answer is YES to both of these…

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Posted on: October 3rd, 2016

What if I told you that while you when you became pregnant your body developed an organ that you were not born with and would only exist in your body until you gave birth? Your body is a wonderland of miracles and even more so when you are pregnant! During pregnancy your body makes a…

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Posted on: October 3rd, 2016

Birthing the Way Nature Intended Many women wonder: “Why natural childbirth?”Birth is a normal, natural event and not a disease or “condition” that requires medical intervention. Every woman’s birth experience is different and should be allowed to follow its natural course. Most births do not require medical intervention as a woman’s body is perfectly designed…

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Posted on: October 3rd, 2016

Giving Birth with Family The thought of childbirth for some women is one full of anxiety, stress and lots of pain. Let’s face it ladies, there is no way around it – it’s not called LABOR for nothing!  The good news is that at the end of it all, you will have a shiny, brand…

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Posted on: October 3rd, 2016

The Role of the Midwife When I was pregnant with my 2nd son, my friend had told me about her experience with a midwife and sang her praises. I asked myself: what is the role of a midwife ? Lacking confidence in having a midwife assist me during birth since I had no idea how exactly…

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