January 2021 - Birthing Center of New York Posts Archive

vernix

Posted on: January 17th, 2021

When your baby is born,  it probably will have a cheesy white coating called Vernix Caseosa.  If your baby’s vital signs of life such as breathing, color, heart rate, muscle tone, movement, etc. is not good, the baby may need tactile (skin & nerve) stimulation by warming, drying and rubbing the baby’s hands and soles of the…

Read More

feeding baby

Posted on: January 10th, 2021

Every women has the right to choose how she wishes to feed her newborn. If you’re formula feeding, which is the incorrect statement! -If milk isn’t being stimulated to be produced by your body, it will stop.  So don’t touch or stimulate your breasts, leave them alone. – If you are engorged when milk comes in and you…

Read More