May 2020 - Birthing Center of New York Posts Archive

Welcome Baby Jad 5-29-20

Posted on: May 29th, 2020

Another BIBNY Baby!

Read More

back pain during pregnancy

Posted on: May 23rd, 2020

You are beginning to have lower abdominal and lower back pain. Your were told at 36 weeks you have Group B Streptococcus infection.  Your water bag  just ruptured with a lot of clear fluid leaking.  You need to go to the facility/hospital to give birth. Can you can take a tub bath first before going to the facility? …

Read More

vernix babies are born clean

Posted on: May 18th, 2020

Vernix – what is it and advantages and disadvantages of wiping off… When a baby is born it should be vigorous – this means the baby breathing, heartrate is over 100, color is pink, crying and able to move all limbs .  If this is not occurring the baby will need to be suctioned, given oxygen,…

Read More

vaginal exam during labor

Posted on: May 18th, 2020

You are in active labor for hours and your provider would like to examine you for progress. Which of the following are correct statements?  1-Vaginal exam is not needed  because it is uncomfortable and it only satisfies the provider of  your labor status  2-Blood supply and oxygen are decreased with each contraction, if  allowed to continue without intervention to assist…

Read More

happy birthday baby 5-14-20

Posted on: May 15th, 2020

8lb 4oz! Happy Birthday! Another BIBNY Baby. This baby will have a wonderful story to tell about his birth

Read More

massaging during contractions

Posted on: May 8th, 2020

You are in active labor you are on your left side. Closing your eyes when there is no contraction and breathing when there is a contraction. Your nurse tells your significant other to put down his phone and massage you!   What  answer is incorrect? 1- Your  partner does not always need to touch you , you feel…

Read More

welcome baby 5-5-20

Posted on: May 5th, 2020

Read More

taking iron during pregnancy

Posted on: May 2nd, 2020

You’re having a baby. Your Obstetrician starts you on iron medication daily for your anemia. What is the recommendation for taking this medication by mouth. Which answer is correct? 1-iron medication needs food to activate it so take it with a meal 2-Iron medication should be taken with milk 3-Iron medication should not be taken with food 4-Iron…

Read More