March 2017 - Birthing Center of New York Posts Archive

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Posted on: March 21st, 2017

The Birthing Center of NY had its grand opening! Excitement was in the air at the opening of our birthing center. Natural childbirth in a home like setting is now a reality! Here are some picture highlights from the festive event. The Birthing Center of NY would like to express our warmest gratitude to our…

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Posted on: March 20th, 2017

Healthy Eating and Pregnancy Article in Family Doctor.org Eating for two isn’t really the free-for-all, guilt-free eating we often see in the movies. The truth is, eating healthy is more critical than ever during pregnancy. Sure, you’ll be able to indulge some cravings along the way, but for the most part, eating for two really…

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Posted on: March 17th, 2017

On his back to sleep is the way to go when laying you baby down to asleep! Read more at HealthyChildren.org Based on an evaluation of current sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) data, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that healthy infants always be placed for sleep—whether it be naptime or nighttime—on their backs.…

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Posted on: March 17th, 2017

Advice on How to Wake a Sleeping Baby Now is as good a time as any to discuss briefly the age-old adage “never wake a sleeping baby. ”Many expectant parents take this advice to heart and prepare themselves and their homes accordingly. In anticipation, they begin by locating the ringer on/off switches on their phones…

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Posted on: March 17th, 2017

Cribs for Twins When getting cribs for twins, may parents wonder…should they get 2 cribs, 2 bedrooms or should they share a crib? If your twins share a bedroom, are they still sharing a crib? In the early days after coming home from the hospital, many twin newborns are comforted by their twin’s presence nearby.…

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Posted on: March 17th, 2017

Tummy Time is Playtime! If your baby doesn’t tolerate tummy time—and even if she does, you are encouraged to try the following activities: Read more at HealthyChildren.org Activity #1: Tummy to Tummy It’s a good idea to begin exposing your baby to tummy time while you’re both still in the hospital. The earlier you start,…

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Posted on: March 17th, 2017

Safe Sleep Read more at HealthyChildren.org In this episode, Little Laura shows parents how to create a safe sleep environment and goes through the top ways to get a baby to go to sleep. As always, you can get more information from our website, HealthyChildren.org, and of course from your pediatrician. Last Updated 12/19/2015 Source American Academy…

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Posted on: March 17th, 2017

Is Sweating During Sleep Normal For a Baby? Sweating during sleep for babies is normal. But how much sweat is too much? Many parents are concerned when they see their baby drenched in sweat and start to worry. We will discuss how much is normal and what is not. Some parents are under the assumption that…

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Posted on: March 17th, 2017

Safe Sleep for Baby Safe sleep for baby starts with keeping in mind that the best place is one that is sturdy and safe. For safety’s sake, keep soft objects or loose bedding out of the crib. This includes pillows, blankets, and bumper pads. Bumper pads should not be used in cribs. There is no evidence that bumper…

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Posted on: March 17th, 2017

Newborn Baby Sleep Patterns Newborn baby sleep patterns vary. “Sleeping like a baby” can mean different things to different people—usually depending on whether they’ve ever had or taken care of one before. For just about all newborns it fairly predictably means having the ability to sleep at any time and in any place, while at…

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